Posts tagged "immigrants"

Immigration on the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty

Immigration on the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty celebrates her 125th anniversary today. The statue was a gift of friendship given by France to the United States in 1886, and she has come to symbolize freedom and the American Dream. She is also a symbol for immigrants: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe... Read more »

NAHJ: Sotomayor's parents are not immigrants

In some news reports, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s parents have been described as immigrants from Puerto Rico. But Puerto Ricans aren’t immigrants. They are U.S. citizens. They don’t need green cards, visas or passports to travel to the United States. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) wanted to alert the media and ask... Read more »