Download e-book for kindle: Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America by Erika Lee,Judy Yung

By Erika Lee,Judy Yung

ISBN-10: 0199734089

ISBN-13: 9780199734085

ISBN-10: 0199896151

ISBN-13: 9780199896158

From 1910 to 1940, the Angel Island immigration station in San Francisco served because the processing and prison for over a million humans from all over the world. nearly all of newbies got here from China and Japan, yet there have been additionally immigrants from India, the Philippines, Korea, Russia, Mexico, and over seventy different nations. the complete historical past of those immigrants and their stories on Angel Island is instructed for the 1st time during this landmark booklet, released to commemorate the immigration station's a hundredth anniversary.

Based on broad new study and oral histories, Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America examines the nice range of immigration via Angel Island: chinese language "paper sons," jap photo brides, Korean refugee scholars, South Asian political activists, Russian and Jewish refugees, Mexican households, Filipino staff, and so forth. jointly, their tales supply a extra entire and complex background of immigration to the USA than we now have ever known.

Like its counterpart on Ellis Island, the immigration station on Angel Island was once one of many country's major ports of access for immigrants within the early 20th century. yet whereas Ellis Island was once almost always a processing heart for ecu immigrants, Angel Island was once designed to detain and exclude immigrants from Asia. The immigrant event on Angel Island-more than the other site-reveals how U.S. immigration guidelines and their hierarchical remedy of immigrants in response to race, ethnicity, classification, nationality, and gender performed out in day-by-day practices and judgements on the nation's borders with genuine outcomes on immigrant lives and at the kingdom itself.

Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America is formally backed via the Angel Island Immigration Station.

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