Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

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From time to time, we will post articles found in newspapers, magazines, and websites about the U.S. Immigration Station on Angel Island.  The links and articles in this section point to these publications' websites. The views expressed in those articles reflect the opinions of the authors solely.

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In San Francisco’s Bay, Angel Island Immigration Station opened for public tours in February 2009, nearly 70 years after the “Ellis Island of the West” shut down. Leading up to WWII, about one million immigrants were detained on the island for months, sometimes years, trying to get into the U.S. Humiliating exams and poor, crowded living conditions led many to carve heart-wrenching poems into the barracks’ wooden walls. Read the article here.
 
   

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