National Archives Immigration Exhibit, Plus Dinner/Discussion
Please join HIAS Young Leaders on Monday, August 27th as we explore the new immigration exhibit at the National Archives. The exhibit - Attachments: Faces and Stories from America's Gates - draws from the millions of immigration case files in the Archives to tell a few of these stories from the 1880s through World War II. It also explores the attachment of immigrants to family and community, and the attachment of government organizations to laws that reflect certain period-specific beliefs about immigrants and citizenship. Click here to read HIAS Intern Rachel Zisman's reflections after seeing the exhibit.
We will meet at 5:30pm at the National Archives (700 Pennsylvania NW) to walk through the exhibit, then we will go to a nearby restaurant for a casual dinner and discussion.
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