Diverging Paths on the Road to Acculturation

Swierczewska, Anna
January 2014
Polish American Journal;Jan2014, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p4
In this article, the author discusses problems faced by her and her twin sisters when they have came to the U.S. from Poland as political refugees in 1983 and reflects on problems s related to language and cul­ture faced by immigrants on the foreign country.


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