TITLE

EDITOR’S NOTE

AUTHOR(S)
Chorlian, Meg
PUB. DATE
February 2016
SOURCE
Cobblestone;Feb2016, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the difference between the U.S. immigration stations located in Ellis Island in the New York Harbor and the Angel Island in San Francisco Bay, California, highlighting the establishment of the immigration station in Angel Island to enforce laws that restrict the immigrants.
ACCESSION #
112183266

 

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