A Photo Essay
By Jerry A. Sierra
"Remember, remember always
that all of us are descended from immigrants."
Franklin Delano Roosvelt - 1936
President Carter - May 5, 1980
"We, as a nation, have always had our hearts open to receiving refugees in accordance with American laws. Those of us who have been here for a generation or six or eight generations ought to have just as open a heart to receive the new refugees like our ancestors were received in the past... but we'll continue to provide open hearts and open arms to refugees seeking freedom..."