Tom McClive wrote:
> most people came to the united states to make some money, to avoid poverty
> or starvation in their homelands, not because of some "home of the free,
> land of the brave" image they had in their mind. we don't historically
> have a great track record of treating our immigrants very well. another
> example of this is all the people who came to the usa, saved some money,
> adn then went back home.
Of all the different nationalities which came to the U.S., the
Irish were the least likely to ever go home again. That was one fact
mentioned in the PBS special Out of Ireland. I believe the most like
were the Greeks.
Tangential but interesting.