TITLE

Introduction

AUTHOR(S)
Kennedy, Edward M.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Indian Immigration;2004, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The United States is proud of its heritage and history as a nation of immigrants, and author's own family is an example. When the author was a young boy, his grandfather used to take him down to the docks in Boston, Massachusetts and regale him with stories about the Great Famine and the waves of Irish immigrants who came to the United States seeking a better life. The inspiring poem by Emma Lazarus, inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, New York is the United States' welcome to all immigrants. Immigration is beneficial for the United States and for countries throughout the world. It is no coincidence that two hundred years ago, United States' founders chose E Pluribus Unum, "out of many, one", as the motto of the country. These words refer to the ideal that separate colonies can be transformed into one united nation.
ACCESSION #
12193746

 

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