How We Can Learn From America’s Immigration History

In the 19th century, hundreds of thousands of Irish immigrants flooded the United States, fleeing poverty, political disenfranchisement, and social oppression in their homeland. What happened to these refugees? When they arrived, they were mocked for their language (most of them spoke Gaelic rather than English). They took high-risk, low-skill jobs for whatever pay they could--and … Continue reading How We Can Learn From America’s Immigration History