Immigrants Bring Necessary Ambition to the U.S.

In the wake of Pope Francis' remarks to Congress, an American doctor of Italian descent reflects on immigration in the US.

This article, written by Dr. Jon Gaudio, appears on The Day.

Immigrants bring necessary ambition to the U.S.

Immigration is a hot topic.

I’m not sure why. We are all immigrants. Even the Pope is an immigrant. Let’s face it: people of all races move around. And it’s a good thing, I think.

I have a patient whom I enjoy seeing because he’s a “paisan,” a fellow Italian-American named Frank. Frank told me how, when he was growing up in New London, his lunch was Italian cold-cuts with roasted peppers and olive oil on fresh Italian bread.

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