Post Profile

Alan Singer: Home of the Irish Immigrant Girls in Lower Manhattan

During the Ellis Island era, millions of immigrants arrived in the United States. Our Lady of the Rosary and the accompanying Watson House provided greetings and safe haven for more than 100,000 young Irish girls who came to NY.
read more


Related Posts

Young illegal immigrants flood church for deferred action applications

News : The Newsroom

Hundreds of young illegal immigrants crowded a Roman Catholic Church basement on Manhattan's Lower East Side Wednesday to apply for President Barack Obama's deferred action program, which will shield them from deportation and provid...

Rhode Island Politician Who Joked About Pot-Smoking Immigrants Facing Marijuana Charges

News : Reason

In February, the Republican Minority Leader in Rhode Island’s House, Robert Watson, described his feelings about the state’s General Assembly to a Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce group: “I suppose if you’re a gay man from Gua...

Judge orders US government to release imprisoned immigrant children

News : The Raw Story

US court orders release of imprisoned migrant children A court in the United States has ordered the government to swiftly release immigrant children held at detention centres, affirming a July ruling that said some minors who crosse...

Lady Liberty reopens July 4, but Ellis Island, damaged by Sandy, remains dark

News : The Newsroom

For more than 100 years, Ellis Island has been an important symbol of the nation’s immigration system, a place where more than 12 million people passed through between 1892 and 1924 seeking a better life in America. And since 1990, ...

On Ellis Island, Examining Those Who Arrived Before and After

United States / New York : City Room

When a museum opens in 2013, an exhibition will trace the story of the 200 million American immigrants who came by other routes.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC