Ellis Island Chalk Markings this is what inspectors put on the jackets of the immigrants so they new where to place them

Ellis Island Chalk Markings this is what inspectors put on the jackets of the immigrants so they new where to place them

Ellis Island Immigrants to America gazing upon the famed, Statue of Liberty -- New York harbor.

Ellis Island Immigrants to America gazing upon the famed, Statue of Liberty -- New York harbor.

database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, NY disembark their vessel and carry all their worldly belongings with them.  Most of what they owned had to be left back in their country of origin -- the price they paid for the hope of a new start and a better life in America.

Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, NY disembark their vessel and carry all their worldly belongings with them. Most of what they owned had to be left back in their country of origin -- the price they paid for the hope of a new start and a better life in America.

Italian immigrant children...beautiful yet sad...they are so innocent they probably couldnt ever imagine they would working in factories with horrid health conditions to earn some money to help thier familes.  Tough times then...

Italian immigrant children...beautiful yet sad...they are so innocent they probably couldnt ever imagine they would working in factories with horrid health conditions to earn some money to help thier familes. Tough times then...

The Senate approved comprehensive immigration reform Thursday by a 68–32 vote count and the legislation now moves to the House. The bill would legalize millions of current undocumented immigr...

The Senate approved comprehensive immigration reform Thursday by a 68–32 vote count and the legislation now moves to the House. The bill would legalize millions of current undocumented immigr...

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