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When Republicans Encouraged Immigration

Last month, President Donald Trump celebrated his narcissistic Fourth of July at the Lincoln Memorial.

It is not surprising that Trump chose this location as he makes it a point to invoke Abraham Lincoln’s name whenever it suits his purposes or his distorted view of history.

  • Jason H. Silverman
  • History News Network

Apparently, however, he is totally unfamiliar with Lincoln’s legacy on immigration.

Whereas Trump espouses a “go back where you came from” ideology and wants to slam the door shut on immigrants, Abraham Lincoln consistently articulated an economic philosophy that relied heavily upon immigrant labor…

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