The New York Times

January 1, 1892

IMMIGRATION STATION HAS OPENED!

$75,000 dollars finally payed off. The Immigration Station has officially opened. Our first immigrant was Annie Moore. A 14 year old girl from Ireland. So far only about 1,240 people have passed through.

FIRST IMMIGRANT BOAT HAS ARRIVED!

Today, New York has made history, again. The first immigration boat has arrived. Journeying through the rough seas, immigrants will be checked for signs of disease and other things.They will be checked for family history and diseases. They will also be asked a set of questions like," What religion are you from?" " Are you married or single?" "What race are you?"
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