By Erika Lee,Judy Yung
Based on large new examine and oral histories, Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America examines the good variety of immigration via Angel Island: chinese language "paper sons," eastern photo brides, Korean refugee scholars, South Asian political activists, Russian and Jewish refugees, Mexican households, Filipino employees, and so on. jointly, their tales provide a extra whole and complex historical past of immigration to the US than we now have ever known.
Like its counterpart on Ellis Island, the immigration station on Angel Island used to be one of many country's major ports of access for immigrants within the early 20th century. yet whereas Ellis Island used to be often a processing middle for eu immigrants, Angel Island used to be designed to detain and exclude immigrants from Asia. The immigrant event on Angel Island-more than the other site-reveals how U.S. immigration regulations and their hierarchical remedy of immigrants in line with race, ethnicity, type, nationality, and gender performed out in day-by-day practices and judgements on the nation's borders with actual outcomes on immigrant lives and at the kingdom itself.
Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America is formally subsidized by way of the Angel Island Immigration Station.
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Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America by Erika Lee,Judy Yung