"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.
"My father escaped the Nazi occupation by coming to US by visa... Grateful that the immigration policy saved his life - & mine."
Using one camera and one light source, Seliger sought to capture the participants in the nation's ongoing fight for LGBTQ civil rights.
This is the quote that came to mind when I recently heard the prejudiced and bigoted remarks by current Republican presidential
The beginning shots of French artist JR's haunting new short film Ellis feel a lot like a scene out of Shutter Island. But then the voice of the wondrous Robert De Niro comes on, and the story becomes about immigration, and our humanity.
The photos are part of the New York Public Library's archive.
Whether you spend three days or three years in New York City, there is always something awaiting you just around the corner, a gem you have overlooked or never knew existed. Sure you'll enjoy wandering along Fifth Avenue, ambling through Central Park, and exploring Times Square, but venture further to reap the greatest rewards. Here are a few suggestions:
Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.
The event marked the completion of the Peopling of America Center, the formal post-Sandy re-opening, the bestowal of Family Heritage Awards to Diane von Furstenberg, Patti LuPone and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and the naturalization of eight new American citizens. Following are a few highlights.