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Early Twentieth-Century Deportation and the Resistance

Heightened focus on the “illegal immigrant” suggests that persons without status constitute a new phenomenon, but the issue of authorization to enter and remain in the United States stretches back to the end of the nineteenth century. One agency working with Ellis Island-era immigrants in danger of deportation was the Saint Raphael Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants. This post examines some of the Society’s records, which includes stories and photographs of persons in danger of deportation.[1]

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Madeline Y. Hsu, Professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, reviews Transnational Chinese: Fujianese Migrants in Europe. The book is about Chinese migrants from Mingxi and Fuqing who migrated to Italy, Hungary, Denmark, Britain, and the United...

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After providing a general overview of the emigration of Italians to Trenton, New Jersey, Vibrant Life examines various aspects of the lives of Italian immigrants in Trenton – and their offspring – including employment; education; establishment of churches and organizations;...

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Studies on Italian-American Literature contains nine original, thought-provoking essays on some of the most important authors and issues of Italian American literature. What’s important about these essays is the cultural context that Mulas creates for his readings. His familiarity with...

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This book is a historical narrative of the Society of Saint Charles-Scalabrinians in North America, a community of religious dedicated to ministering to migrants and refugees, from their inception in 1887 to their adoption of simple perpetual vows in 1934,...

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