- Words: 1903
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 36985507
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, lift my lamp beside the golden door!
In fact, these same words have welcomed countless immigrants to the shores of the United States in years past, but they are ringing increasingly hollow today. The "golden door" has been shut and the homeless are being "tost" back into the tempest. Indeed, as West (2003) emphasizes, "Unless the nation decides to return to a controlled legal