New York, Immigration 101
New Yorkers pride themselves on a tradition of successfully absorbing immigrants, even if the story is not always quite true.
The source: “How Exceptional Is New York? Migration and Multiculturalism in the Empire City” by Nancy Foner, in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Nov. 2007.
To understand how New York differs from other cities in the way it deals with immigration, look no further than street parking. New York matter-of-factly bows to its infinite variety of ethnic groups by suspending...