Kenyan diaspora within the US

Student’s Name

Institutional Affiliation

Course Number and Name

Instructor Name

Due Date

Diaspora in Kenya


Reason for travelling to united states

Brief summary of the paper

Thesis statement

Reason for travelling to united and not any other developed country

Living standards

Reduced racism

Better paying jobs

High number of Kenyans already there

High number of African American individuals already present in the country


Comparison of developing countries (Kenya) and super power countries (united states)

Quality of life




Center of analysis

My interaction with different Kenyans

Their experiences

How they viewed The US before coming here

How their lives changed upon travelling to the united states

Life in Kenya from their experiences





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