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Jersey City Hosts National Conference on Immigrant Issues

April 28, 2022 | njspotlightnews.org




More than a century ago thousands of immigrants passed through Ellis Island and onto Jersey City looking for a land of opportunity. Jersey City is still considered America’s “Golden Door,” welcoming new waves of immigrants and refugees from Afghanistan to Ukraine.


NJ SEED: Jersey City, “once considered America’s Golden Door” may be an appropriate location for this important conference. It might be more appropriate, however, to hold the conference somewhere on the southern border where there seems to be a welcoming red carpet.

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