TITLE

ELLIS ISLAND'S GATE

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Immigration (Mason Crest);2007, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 2 of the book "Immigration" is presented. It discusses the history of the Ellis Island immigration center in New York Bay. It recounts the construction of the center in 1892 and describes the different procedures it applied to determine whether a foreigner would be allowed to remain in the U.S. It explores the immigration of various prominent groups, including the Italians, the Jewish and the European nationalities. INSET: THE ELLIS ISLAND OF THE WEST COAST.
ACCESSION #
23622098

 

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