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Immigration: Good fences still make for good neighbors

...the 19th and early 20th centuries, when nearly every peaceful and healthy immigrant who passed through ports such as Ellis Island got accepted into the U.S. virtually bureaucracy-free. The Bracero program was eventually done in by advances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-06-08/immigratio
The Immigrant (2014)

Opens Friday, May 16, 2014 Synopsis: A Polish woman separated from her sister on Ellis Island struggles to survive on the streets of Manhattan in this period drama from writer/director James Gray (We Own the Night, Two Lovers). The year is 1921. Polish sisters Ewa (Marion Cotillard) and Magda Cybulski (Angela Sarafyan) are seeking a brighter future when they board a boat bound for New York City. Upon arriving on Ellis Island, however, Magda is placed in quarantine after receiving a grim and unexpected medical diagnosis. A stranger in a strange land, Ewa falls under the spell of the malevolent Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), who forces her into prostitution. Yet a ray of hope soon comes in the form of Bruno's cousin Orlando (Jeremy Renner), a suave magician whose romantic interests in Ewa may be her ticket to a life worth living. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Playoffs return to Pittsburgh as Pirates face Reds in wild-card game

...factor," he said, "and the lessons we've learned."Lessons hard won on a roster that is baseball's version of Ellis Island, a mixture of veterans looking to revive their careers and an exciting young core that includes MVP candidate Andrew McCutchen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-09-30/playoffs-return-pittsbur
Baseball is postcard pastime

...Amelia, Matt and Heather) spent time with family in Wisconsin.Denise Hamilton, of Aiken, sends a card showing Ellis Island in New York and says "Interesting to think of how many people who moved to Augusta passed through these halls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-11/baseball-postcard-pastime
Cheapened citizenship

...beautiful, moving, meaningful process it is. It provides us with grateful, knowledgeable new Americans, the same way Ellis Island did.Illegal immigration, meanwhile, manufactures workers, whose identities, allegiances, whereabouts and tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-02-02/cheapened-citizenship
Copy of Ellis Island art will tell of immigrants

...Augusta artist Andrew Sabori went to Ellis Island in 2003 to find his ancestors and...Edward Laning painted a mural at Ellis Island, in the New York area, celebrating...possible.The reproduction, called Ellis Island: The Lost Mural , will be shown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-11-07/copy-ellis-island-art-will-te
Metro
Calendar

...5 for nonmembers; (706) 722-5495Lost Mural of Ellis Island opening reception 4-7 p.m. Nov. 19Columbia County...of a mural that was on the wall of the cafeteria at Ellis Island, where many immigrants viewed it during in-processing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-11-10/calendar
Applause | Things to Do | Life
Do Good: Joni Vanover, Guild of Sacred Heart

...Vanover was instrumental in bringing the Lost Mural of Ellis Island to Savannah Rapids Pavilion.Muralist Andrew Sabori...learned that he had recreated Richard Laning's mural on Ellis Island, which was destroyed by a storm in the mid-1950s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-02-23/do-good-joni-vanover-
Applause | Things to Do | Life
Series features talk about sculpture

...exhibit is titled The Soul of the Horse.NEXT UP at the Aiken Center for the Arts : A short-term showing of the WPA Ellis Island Mural recreated by artist Andrew Sabori and students from the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-03-23/series-features-talk-
Applause | Arts | Things to Do
A flowering paradise

...native Bosnia. She planted American Hero rose bushes in the front yard to honor her grandfather, who immigrated to Ellis Island in 1912. Knowing one's plants and possessing a bit of innate creative ability help to maintain such a work in progress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/06/gar_134802.shtml
Gardening