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Statue of Liberty Poem Refers to Europeans, Ken Cuccinelli Says

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet,” said Mr. Cuccinelli, a top Trump administration immigration official. His remarks set off a controversy.
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Trump administration official said Statue of Liberty inscription is about "people coming from Europe"

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about "people coming from Europe."
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Trump's top immigration official Ken Cuccinelli says the Statue of Liberty poem refers to 'people coming from Europe'

Trump's top immigration official Ken Cuccinelli says the Statue of Liberty poem refers to 'people coming from Europe'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Acting US Immigration and Citizenship Services Director Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday said the iconic poem on the Statue of Liberty refers to "people coming from Europe."
The poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, was written in 1883 as a tribute to refugees and immigrants. There is no evidence that Lazarus only wrote this about European immigrants.
"This administration finally admitted what we've known all along: They think the Statue of Liberty only applies to white people," former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke tweeted in reference to Cuccinelli's comments.
There's no evidence the poem was...
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