Wednesday, June 30, 2010

How a Little History Sweetens the Immigration Debate - By Louise Mirrer (HuffPost)

Manuel Rionda was just 16 years old when his family sent him to Portland, Maine, to take a job in a sugar refinery. He was 20 in 1874 when he arrived in New York--a city where some of the wealthiest people had built their fortunes in the sugar trade. By the time Rionda died in 1943, he was one of these people ... read more

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