Yeah, I know this should have been taken seriously by this student. Clearly, this was homework assigned as part of a unit on the Chinese immigrant experience during the late nineteenth century, which represents an important aspect of Asian American history.
At the same time, gold star for creativity:
According to one of the comments, the translation is:
The life here is pretty bad. The work environment is inadequate, and there are no benefits. But don’t worry. Although everyday about 10 people get hurt, I’m very careful.
I’ve opened a small shop, and business is slow. Even though I don’t understand English well, I can still somewhat understand what the white people are saying.
Hopefully one day I’ll make something of myself. I will work hard and also take care of myself.
How are you guys doing?
Thinking of you guys, hopefully we can meet again.