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The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman

Malka is a young child when her Russian Jewish family flees the pogroms to begin a new life in America. Like most Eastern Europeans who came in the early 20th Century, they find themselves crammed into the tenements of New York and working for pennies. 373 more words

Book Suggestions By WCPL Staff

The Only Lasting Sin

I don’t think they hate the Mexicans
Because they have darker skin
I think they hate them because they are poor
If Mexicans drove across the border… 45 more words

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Hi everyone my name is shane jackman but you may also no me as viper the writer of these blogs.

I am doing this quick post to tell you all to stay tuned as there are some rants coming soon including imigration child abuse and neglection rape and bad parents who should be banned from having kids. 96 more words


Blatant lying loses family its citizenship — but earns them a $63K bill from Canadian government

Ottawa has stripped a Lebanese family of their Canadian citizenships — and handed them a $63,000 bill — after they were caught blatantly lying about living in Canada, part of a government crackdown on bogus citizens that could extend to thousands of cases. 1,026 more words


My Mom is a Foreigner but Not to Me by Julianne Moore

I love this book so very much
I can read it ten good times
She represents a child’s experience
With such cool, catchy rhymes

This book by Julianne Moore, primarily written in ABCB rhyming quatrain stanzas, is a first person narrative from the perspective of a dozen different children, which talks about the varied experiences of a child living in the U.S. 565 more words


Emanuel says city will help house unaccompanied child migrants

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans today to help house unaccompanied child migrants in the city.

In a statement, the mayor’s office said it will work with the federal government and local organizations, including law firms, to create space in Chicago… 158 more words


Switzerland - A Nation of Immigrants (Whether it Likes to Admit it or Not)

Back when the World Cup was going on, and Switzerland was still in the running, BBC News put out a great article that engaged both my seasonal soccer craze and my curiosity about the Swiss team’s players’ origins. 170 more words

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