Language in Immigrant America

@inproceedings{Baran2017LanguageII,
  title={Language in Immigrant America},
  author={Dominika Baran},
  year={2017}
}
  • D. Baran
  • Published 12 October 2017
  • History
The phrase describing America as “a nation of immigrants” was made famous as the title of President John F. Kennedy’s book, published posthumously in October 1964. Almost exactly fifty years later, on November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama quoted this phrase when speaking about immigration reform: “My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once too.” Obama’s assertion constructs a familial link, an imaginary continuation of a bloodline between… 
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