May 6, 2013 in Features
Associated Press photo

Immigrants to the U.S. might keep Social Security solvent, because most are younger and will work, paying into the system. In history, immigrants were discriminated against, though they helped the economy grow. Early 20th century immigrants, such as those pictured here at Ellis Island, worked on the country’s railroads and in its mines. They also introduced ethnic restaurants and other businesses.


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