Hatred of immigrants has a long history (COMMENTARY)


(RNS1-OCT04) Christopher Columbus, seen here in "The Landing of Columbus" by John Vanderlyn in the Capitol Rotunda, is best known as an explorer, but a new book argues he may have been on a quest to find gold to finance another crusade against Muslim control of Jerusalem. RNS photo courtesy Architect of the Capitol/Library of Congress.

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(RNS) The “huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, frequently confronted severe prejudice and discrimination.