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"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."
Mnuchin had always been a democrat, aligned with George Soros, before signing up with Trump. He had even before associated
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:
Seeing the Statue of Liberty as we were approaching New York Harbor was indeed an amazingly awesome sight. It held a promise of freedom; it was welcoming us. We land and were taken to Ellis Island. None of us spoke English, and it was scary.
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.