“Millions of Americans have grown up with a defining family immigration story. But while our families may have endured hardship coming to America, the simple fact is that most of our immigration stories would not be possible at all under today’s immigration laws.”

Would your immigrant ancestors be denied entry today? Find out here.



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One Response to “Immigration”

  1. nini mcmanamy Says:

    The options are aggravating in that they don’t include a Canada option. A very large number of New England residents came via Canada, and this affects our perception of the immigration debate. We tend to find it very Mexico-centric. And not at all sensitive to the large numbers of refugees and immigrants we have as a result of US foreign wars.

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