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Know Nothings and Immigrants: Some Things Never Change

posted Oct 23, 2011, 1:03 PM by Milorad Borota
Posted: 10/5/11 10:49 AM ET Huffington Post (blog)

In truth, she was just one of 2.5 million immigrants who fled starvation and poverty in Ireland to come to America. They were not welcomed with open arms. What they faced was hostility. The anti-immigrant feelings were even more blatant than those we see directed at Mexicans today.

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