ellis island

The Georgia Democrat's great-grandparents arrived at Ellis Island in the early 1900s. Now their descendant has made it to Capitol Hill.
"The level of your hypocrisy is amazing. You laud your immigrant journey while doing nothing to stop the cruelty at our southern border," replied one Twitter user.
"Never forget where you came from, and never forget or deny this place."
“This is the harbor where Frederick Trump arrived from Germany and whose grandson would become president of the United States."
We’ve replaced the open doors of Ellis Island with the cages of ICE detention centers.
I benefit from an inheritance that has provided me with a level of comfort, access and power directly tied to our whiteness.
The apple itself was an immigrant too, one of the earliest to this country. From Kazakhstan in 328 B.C. to Macedonia with Alexander the Great, on to Rome and with the Romans then all the way up North, to England where it got its name.
"My father escaped the Nazi occupation by coming to US by visa... Grateful that the immigration policy saved his life - & mine."