West/Immigration

By: Miguel Venegas

Ellis Island

was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the Untied States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954.


3 Facts

1.He island was greatly expanded with land reclamation between 1892 and 1934

2. The island was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval magazine.

3. The island was made part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965