03 Jul '11, 12am

Does the US Still Want to Be a Nation of Immigrants? | Care2 Causes

After the repealing of the DREAM Act ; a number of states including Arizona and Georgia introducing anti-immigration legislation; school districts requesting documentation from parents about their children’s immigration status; talk of anchor babies and birthright ; Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies — one starts to wonder if the US really wants to think of itself as a nation of immigrants, as a “melting pot” in which peoples from different countries, cultures and religions live together and have (theoretically, if not actually) the same opportunities. For all the talk of Lady Liberty greeting the tired, poor, etc., the US has not — has indeed more often than not — held out the welcome may to those masses from other countries. On a recent visit to Ellis Island, New York Times reporter Neil Genzlinger went to look at Ellis Island museums’ displays about deportation cases. A ro...

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care2.com 04 Jul '11, 9am

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care2.com 03 Jul '11, 12am

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care2.com 01 Jul '11, 8pm

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