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Fresh off the boat

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  1. This term was first used with European immigrants in the U.S. in the 1800s

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  2. a derogatory phrase used for describing immigrants that have arrived from a foreign nation have not yet assimilated to the host nation's culture, language, and behavior

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  3. Assimilation to the host nation's culture is not a certainty

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  4. there are historical examples of a foreign nation assimilating a host nation (ex. sinicization or romanization)

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  5. In the sociology of ethnicity, this term can be seen as an indicator of a nature of diasporic communities, or communities that have left their country of origin and have migrated, usually permanently, to another country

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  6. The term also has been adapted by immigrants themselves or others in their community who instead see the differentiation as a source of pride, where they have retained their culture and have not lost it to assimilation

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