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"Castaways," Buenos Aires, 1906
"Castaways," Buenos Aires, 1906

Two "castaways" from Syria, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 1906

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

"Gypsies," Argentina, 1911
"Gypsies," Argentina, 1911

"'Gypsies" arriving in Buenos Aires, March 1911

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

"It was not true"
"It was not true"

A U.S. Border Patrol poster placed around the border with Mexico. It translates: "I thought that it would be easy for my son to get papers [e.g. legal status/work rights] in the North. It was not true. Our children are our future. Let’s protect them.”

"The Brazilian Nation to the Immigrant"
"The Brazilian Nation to the Immigrant"
Border Control at Sea
Border Control at Sea
Border Patrol Sign
Border Patrol Sign
DREAM Act Advocates, 2010
DREAM Act Advocates, 2010
Hotel de Inmigrantes, 1912
Hotel de Inmigrantes, 1912

Immigrant children on the grounds of the Immigrants Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

Immigrant Arrival, Argentina, 1912
Immigrant Arrival, Argentina, 1912

Arrival of immigrants in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 1912

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

Immigrant Family, Argentina, 1905
Immigrant Family, Argentina, 1905

An immigrant family enjoying lunch, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 1905

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

Immigrants Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Immigrants Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
May Day, 2006
May Day, 2006
Mexican Workers, 1954
Mexican Workers, 1954
Migrants from Central America
Migrants from Central America
Opposition to Immigration
Opposition to Immigration
Senegalese Immigrants, Argentina, 1899
Senegalese Immigrants, Argentina, 1899

Senegalese immigrants arrived in Buenos Aires destined for work in a sugar factory in the northwestern province of Tucumán, April 1899

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

Statue Honoring Immigrants, Rosario, Argentina
Statue Honoring Immigrants, Rosario, Argentina
Statue of Liberty, New York, New York
Statue of Liberty, New York, New York
Syrian Immigrants, Argentina, 1902
Syrian Immigrants, Argentina, 1902

Interior patio in the home of Syrian immigrants, Tres Sargentos Street, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 1902

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

Turcos, 1902
Turcos, 1902

Immigrants from the Ottoman Empire in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 1902

Credit: Archivo General de la Nación Argentina

U.S. - Canada Border
U.S. - Canada Border
U.S.-Mexico Pedestrian Crossing
U.S.-Mexico Pedestrian Crossing
Young Immigrant Girl, Buenos Aires
Young Immigrant Girl, Buenos Aires

Young immigrant girl in turn-of-the-century Buenos Aires

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Archivo General de la Nación Argentina