Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Refers to Europeans

A top Trump administration official said that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about “people coming from Europe."

  • Published 13 August 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration official said that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about “people coming from Europe” and that America is looking to receive migrants “who can stand on their own two feet.” The comments from Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, came a day after the Trump administration announced it would seek to deny green cards to… Read at AP News