Immigrants and Ellis Island

By ; Sydney Gwyn

Ellis Island

An island that is located in Upper New York Bay in the Port of New York and New Jersey, United States. It was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 18922 until 1954. 27.5 acres. Before it was Ellis Island, it was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval magazine. It was made part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965.