America’s Broken Melting Pot

How America’s immigrant culture came to distrust immigrants

The idea of America as a cultural ‘Melting Pot’ is now a historical footnote. It no longer represents an America constantly accepting and integrating immigrants, a country defined by acceptance of “your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” For many the ‘American Dream’ is now for Americans only, something to be to be protected…

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