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UK Museum of Migration

A group is seeking to create Britain’s first major Museum of Migration. Volunteers have been formed under the leadership of Barbara Roche, former Minister for Immigration, and scoping research has been completed, published by ippr. They are now seeking funds to engage a … Continue reading

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Ellis Island’s New “Peopling of America Center”

Ellis Island operated from 1892 to 1954, and an estimated 40 percent of today’s Americans are descended from foreigners who passed through its halls. Until now, its museum has mainly told the stories of European immigrant groups. The new Peopling … Continue reading

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