Reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924. A dramatized scene in a European steamship office is used to show the economic, political and religious motives for immigration. Contains scenes of Ellis Island and New York City in the early 20th century.
Examines the evolution of politics surrounding right of asylum, French nationality, integration of immigrants, their rights and demographics, French cooperation with their countries of origin, and the European Convention of Immigrants' Rights; 13 articles.
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