Second-Generation Immigrants: What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?!

The term second-generation immigrant has been widely used by the English press and, thus, seems to have firmly anchored in the minds of ordinary people. * The Guardian wrote on 23 May 2001: “Of all British nationals, young second-generation immigrants would seem the most likely to sympathise with the plight of asylum seekers.” * Daily Mail wrote on 27 May 2012 (as…

One Semester in England: My Observations

From September 2014 till January 2015 I was studying in Newcastle, which is situated in the North of England and has a population of 289,835  people. In this post I’ll try to put together my notes and create a picture of England the way I saw it. Thus, I don’t claim this is the way…