The First Revolution in Immigration

On the heels of Pope Francis' address to Congress, Ted Widmer of The Boston Globe chronicles the arduous journey behind a law that invariably affects our lives today.

This article, written by Ted Widmer, appears on The Boston Globe.

A little-known law that radically changed America

ONE OF THE OLDEST impulses in American history is the desire to start anew — to find a better place to work, to live, to raise a family. It is the basic premise of nearly all that has happened here since the Mayflower dropped anchor at Provincetown, before deciding that Plymouth was slightly better and moving one more time.

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