8 Influential Immigrants who Changed America

Immigration has pretty much always been a hot topic in the US. John Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts into law in 1798, to make it harder for immigrants to vote but a lot easier for them to get deported. Now in 2016, president-elect Donald Trump promises to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Most of the debate is over how welcoming our country should be, and just who we should welcome in. Still, as cliché as it might sound, we are a country of immigrants (who might have killed off the original tenants by giving them smallpox-infested blankets. Yeah, not our finest moment). Read more