Chapter 9: Immigration Reform

See the review of Doug Saunders’ Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History is Reshaping Our World in Bibliography with Commentary [here].

This cartoon by Joseph Keppler entitled “Looking Backwards” hangs in the museum on Ellis Island. The caption at the museum reads: “In a Puck cartoon entitled “looking backward,” the shadows of their immigrant origins loom over the rich and powerful who wanted to deny the “new” immigrants from central and southern Europe admission to America. The caption on the cartoon reads, ‘They would close to the newcomer the bridge that carried them and their fathers over.'”

More coming soon.