The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government. The 400-Year Saga of NYC Immigration.

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Immigrant children, Ellis Island, New York, in 1908.

Benjamin Ginsberg reveals what public employees think of Americans, and how it affects policy, law and life in his book, What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People. Historian Tyler Anbinder looks at how New York, a city that’s currently home to 3 million foreign-born residents, has defined immigration for centuries in his book, City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York