The story of Emma Lazarus, who wrote “Give me your tired, your poor….”

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 ‘Give me your tired, your poor’: The story of poet and refugee advocate Emma Lazarus – Katie Mettler, Washington Post, 2/1/17

“The irony is that the statue goes on speaking, even when the tide turns against immigration — even against immigrants themselves, as they adjust to their American lives,” [Esther] Schor told the New York Times in 2011. “You can’t think of the statue without hearing the words Emma Lazarus gave her.”

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