Tag: Immigrants

Attitudes More Attitudes … and social media

More Attitudes … and social media

This being the 21st Century and social media being social media, our Facebook and LinkedIn posts get a lot of comments that you never see … because we have to delete them – they get pretty brutal. They’re mean and unthinking and insulting and par for the course. Immigration is a topic that almost everyone …

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History Banning Immigrants

Banning Immigrants

“Certain kinds of criminality are inherent in the Italian race. In the popular mind, crimes of personal violence, robbery, blackmail and extortion are peculiar to the people of Italy.” ~ The United States Immigration Commission, Dillingham Report, 1911. Sec. 11. (a) The annual quota of any nationality shall be 2 per centum of the number …

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History Immigrants and Movies and Immigrants

Immigrants and Movies and Immigrants

Netflix just released a three part movie documentary by Steven Spielberg called Five Came Back. It’s highly recommended. It’s the story of who were probably the five best known directors in Hollywood at the start of World War II. The five, John Houston, Frank Capra, William Wyler, George Stevens, and John Ford were all at …

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