Monday, July 22, 2013

Great Immigrants, Great Stories: Three Tales of Becoming an American

Read about these three immigrants and add your own story to their site.   - - Donna Poisl


America is a land of immigrants. Their extraordinary journeys and accomplishments strengthen our democracy and help the nation progress in countless ways. And their powerful stories enrich our society.

Every July 4th since 2006, Carnegie Corporation of New York has celebrated the contributions of immigrants with a public-service ad─Immigrants: The Pride of America ─ in The New York Times, featuring outstanding naturalized citizens from all over the world. This year, a companion website was launched, with honorees from 2013 and previous years. The site also has a timeline that traces Andrew Carnegie's remarkable immigrant journey.
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