Brazilian Migrants – level 1

05-02-2020 07:00

Many people leave Brazil. They want to get to the US. They want to find work and live better lives. However, it is not easy for them.

They come to the US border with Mexico. They must wait there for a special immigration process. They explain their situation. They explain why they want to live in the US. Officials decide if these people can stay in the US or if they must leave.

The situation in Brazil is complicated. Many people do not want to live there. The number of migrants from Brazil is getting higher and higher. Now, there are about 60,000 people who wait in Mexico.

Some organizations are not happy about the situation in Mexico. They say that it is a dangerous place for the migrants. There is a lot of violence.

Difficult words: immigration (the situation when a person comes to live in a different country), migrant (a person who moves from one place to another, usually to live better), violence (a situation when a person physically hurts someone else).

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