Need I remind you Emma Lazarus, who wrote the words which appears on the Statute of Liberty’s pedestal was a well-known socialist.
We have gone over this before. Contrary to your suggestions, yes they were reject if they had no visible means of support, such as a sponsor who would provide for their food, shelter, clothing, medical expenses, etc.
Once again you give part of the equation of immigration during the early 1900s while ignoring other parts and factors which run counter to the conclusion you want. And this is the same crap CATO does.
Do you really believe participants in this forum are fools and will except your absurd postings and clap trap nonsense?
The irrefutable fact is, it is sheer insanity to import the world’s poverty stricken, poorly educated, low and unskilled populations of other countries into our country, unless you Mr. A.S., are willing to step up to the plate and provide for and finance all their economic needs, i.e., food, shelter, clothing, medical needs, schooling, etc.
There was a time not too long ago in New York when the able-bodied were ashamed to accept home relief, a program created by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1931 when he was Governor. Now, New York City and many other major cities are infested with countless government cheese factions, including recent immigrants, who not only demand welfare, but use it to buy beer, wine, drugs, sex, and Lotto tickets.