POCHO HISTORY 101: Keep poor Irishmen, Italian gangsters, and English convicts OUT OF THE U.S.A! (toon)

Fear of immigrants has a long history in the United States. In this cartoon, published in 1891, illustrator Grant Hamilton draws a judge scolding Uncle Sam:

If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils!

From New York Harbor behind them comes a horde of arriving immigrants labeled “German socialist,” “Russian anarchist,” “Polish vagabond,” “Italian brigand,” “English convict,” and “Irish pauper.


It CAN happen here: 20,000 Nazis rally at Madison Square Garden (video)

There’s a former American Nazi Party official running on the GOP ticket for United States Congress in Illinois. Trump defended the Nazis who marched and murdered in Charlottesville. His administration demonizes and criminalizes the lives of people of color, non-Christians, LGBT citizens, and immigrants.

And in 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in Madison Square Garden to support the Nazis. It can’t happen here? IT ALREADY HAS.

Brand-new American citizen has a message for Donald Trump (photos)

houstonjudgeConcepcion M., a Texas entrepreneur, became an American citizen Wednesday at a Houston naturalization ceremony, when Federal District Judge Lynn Hughes led 2500 immigrants from around the world in the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America.

The mother of 9-year-old citizen Carlos Arturo M., Concepcion M. has already made up her mind about the upcoming Presidential election. 🙂

Mas…Brand-new American citizen has a message for Donald Trump (photos)