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> I suspect what you are sensing/seeing is not hostility but simply the
> uneasiness of people who are not yet sure they belong, thus they tend to
> settle in areas with others from their own country and view those outside
> their tight-nit communities as potential "hostiles." This is not unique to
> the Koreans. It was true of the Italians, the Irish, the Chinese and all
> other immigrants to the U.S. during their first generation or so. In other
> words, they are strangers in a strange land and are uncomfortable outside
> their own peer group. This takes time to get over.
I agree with Ed whole-heartedly.
My experience is that once I've gotten to personally know almost any Korean
(or new immigrant) here in the U.S. They are just as friendly or unfriendly
as any American citizen who has been here for generations. I believe it's a
matter of individuals.
- From: Ed Evanhoe <email@example.com>