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Portraits of Ellis Island Immigrants Arriving on America’s Welcoming Shores Circa 1907 The shibboleths of our political culture have trended lately toward the loathesome, crude, and completely specious to such a degree that at least one prominent columnist has summed up the ongoing spectacle in Cleveland as “grotesquerie… on a level unique in the history of our republic.” It’s impossible to quantify such a thing, but the sentiment feels accurate in the fervor of the moment. We’ll hear a torrent of well-worn counter-clichés at the other party’s big convention, and one of them that’s sure to come up again and again is the phrase “nation of immigrants.” The U.S., we’re told over and over, is a “nation of immigrants.” And it is. Or has become so, though the term “immigrant” is not an uncomplicated one, as we’ve seen in the EU’s struggle to parse “refugees” from “economic migrants.”
Prince George starts first day at school Image copyright Getty Images Prince George has started his first day at school - but his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, missed the occasion as she was not well enough to take him. The Duke of Cambridge dropped him off as Kensington Palace said Catherine, who is suffering from severe morning sickness, was still unwell. The four-year-old is attending Thomas's Battersea, an £18,000-a-year preparatory school in London.