- from Immigration
Immigrants have not landed on Ellis Island for more than 60 years. Today, it’s a museum run by the National Park Service.
Immigrants still come to the U.S. every day. A few come by boat. Others land in jets. Still others drive across the borders from Canada or Mexico. The newest immigrants don’t get their ideas of the U.S. from letters sent by family and friends. They see the country on American TV shows. But the biggest difference between today’s immigrants and those of the past is where they come from. Europeans still land here, but far more immigrants come from Asia and Central America. Let’s take a look at the “new wave.”