Neatorama Posts Tagged "immigration"
It's a Historical Myth That Immigrants' Names Were Changed at Ellis Island...

In the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, young Vito...  ...to Andolini from Corleone, Sicily is processed by immigration officials at Ellis Island. A clerk who doesn't sp...  ...ing in middle school that it was common for these immigration officials to change the names of immigrants becau...  ...tary records simp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2024/01/19/Its-a-Historical-Myth-That-Immigrants-Names-Were-Changed-at-Ellis-Island/
Advice on Settling in New York in 1820...

Shannon Selin is the author of Napoleon in America. In researching the book, she came across an English newspaper article by William Cobbett, who had lived in America a couple of times for several years. He was respondin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Advice-on-Settling-in-New-York-in-1820/
Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration

This chart shows where U.S. immigrants came from over the past 200 years, measured as a percentage of the U.S. population at the time. Max Galka crunched the numbers and made an interactive map showing the places U.S. im...

https://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/17/Two-Centuries-of-US-Immigration/
The Bizarre 1909 Scheme to Make Hawaii More White...

Hawaii became a US territory in 1898. The federal...  ...ued a strongly worded pronouncement that Hawaiian immigration must proceed under “traditional American li...  ...nd an Asian senator to Congress. But the weirdest immigration scheme ever proposed by a U.S. territory, also tu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/02/The-Bizarre-1909-Scheme-to-Make-Hawaii-More-White/
The Politics of Prejudice: How Passports Rubber-Stamp Our Indifference to Refugees...

The history of passports was already interesting,...  ...f Syrian refugees in the news and the debate over immigration in the US, those official papers take on even mor...  ...governments themselves would bypass passport and immigration laws for their own ends.How did specific diplomat...

https://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/08/The-Politics-of-Prejudice-How-Passports-Rubber-Stamp-Our-Indifference-to-Refugees/
Almost in America: Portraits from Ellis Island...

You remember Lewis Hine’s photographs of workers that added fire to the movement to outlaw child labor. That wasn’t his only legacy. Hine was a sociologist and a teacher. He took students to Ellis Island to p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/19/Almost-in-America-Portraits-from-Ellis-Island/
Meet the Somalis...

The immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers from Somalia are the ones who reject the war, corruption, and poverty of their homeland, even when it means leaving behind everything and everyone they ever knew to begin agai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/12/Meet-the-Somalis/
What Graduation Means...

When you see the many jokes about graduation, remember they are just jokes. Finishing your education is clearly an accomplishment to be proud of, when you consider the many folks who do not get the opportunity. As his da...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/What-Graduation-Means/
A Day Picking Strawberries...

Los Angeles Times writer Hector Becerra picking strawberries. Photo: Al Seib That clamshell of filled with sweet, ripe strawberries you just picked up at your local supermarket? That was picked...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/04/A-Day-Picking-Strawberries/
Romanian Ads Encourage Immigration from Britain

Do you remember the British ad campaign that disco...  ...remember the British ad campaign that discourages immigration from Romania and Bulgaria? That peeved some Roman...

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/02/Romanian-Ads-Encourage-Immigration-from-Britain/




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