Today, over 100 million Americans - one third of the population - can trace their ancestry to the immigrants who first arrived in America at Ellis Island. A song called Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears was written about the immigrants to Ellis Island, New York.
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New York City, one of the world's premier urban centers, is also home to the world's most famous and storied municipal law enforcement service: the NYPD. Policing in New York is as old as the city its
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This immigration museum tells the story of families who immigrated to Manhattan. Read our blog to learn about New York immigration history and the tenement.