Immigration (Cornerstones of Freedom: Third Series) (Paperback)
Since its beginning, the United States has been a nation of immigrants.Even before the first glorious ring of the Liberty Bell, America was a land of freedom and promise. The Cornerstones of Freedom series explores what inspires people from all over the world to start life anew here, endure the economic and social upheavals, and defend the land and rights that are unique to the United States of America. Millions of people have come from all over the world, bringing their varied cultures and histories along with them. This influx of immigrants has shaped the United States into what it is today. This title details the history of immigration in the United States, from the first arrival of European settlers to today's debates over immigrant rights and border security.