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I lift my lamp beside the golden door. The story of the American people is a story of immigrants.
I lift my lamp beside the golden door. More than 75 percent of all the people in history who have ever left their homelands to live in another country have moved to the United States. Many thousands escaped by leaving for the United States. Leon Stein was the son of one of them the exploitation of labor was fearful and my father was having a terrible time. He was just getting by, making a living working twelve to fourteen hours a day.
He actually fit in with the crowd rather well, aside from the obvious matter of a golden head towering above a sea of darker ones. America lifted himself up to sit cross-legged beside Romano, staring at him expectantly with his brows furrowed
He actually fit in with the crowd rather well, aside from the obvious matter of a golden head towering above a sea of darker ones. But his boisterous laugh was not out of place, nor was his ravenous appetite (he delighted the aunts with his eagerness to accept multiple servings). America lifted himself up to sit cross-legged beside Romano, staring at him expectantly with his brows furrowed. When Romano noticed his gaze, he sighed and continued, "Maybe it seems like a long time to you, but it's not. The guys running things back in my home have been doing it since before you even had a name.
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I lift my lamp beside the golden door!' the last line of Emma Lazarus's famous poem invites immigrants to enter a land of economic opportunity. Many have accepted that invitation; today, foreign-born workers make up nearly 16 percent of the .
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door! This country’s greatness and true genius lies in its diversity. 19:43 - 11 янв. 2018 г. citizens to the Obama admistration & to the press? 37 ответов 107 ретвитов 403 отметки Нравится.
The Golden Door: Letters To America by . No one can be indifferent to America. Both familiar and alien, it looms over the world, a monstrous, polarising presence. From Frances Trollope through de Tocqueville, Dickens and down to Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry, few writers have been unable to resist the temptation to give us their views on the United States. His title is taken from the famous lines: "Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door. What those who passed through that golden door have made is a unique society and Gill is an unapologetic admirer of what they have built.
The golden door is the "door" to the United States, a golden land with opportunity and promise for all the "retched refuse yearning to breathe free" from the teaming shores of the rest of the world.
She recently created a panel story for The Rosenbach Museum and Library's 21st-Century Abe Web project. Her work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in Manhattan.
Beside The Golden Door is a compilation benefit album. 100% of the proceeds will go to the ACLU.