Also educational opportunities and so on. Lots of reasons why someone may move to the US. But even when they do, they are still shaped by their past. Should Jews and Muslims start eating pork hotdogs because they are now in the US and that's what people do? Or will they continue following the ways of their past that are compatible with US culture, learn about the US and the cultural elements that are different from the ways they knew from before, and make informed choices?