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RoDe October 22nd, 2014 4:44pm

With our nation's current immigration laws, do you believe your family would have been able to immigrate legally to the United States today?

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aeg13 South Texas
10/24/14 10:18 pm

My Irish paternal grandfather had been accepted by Chicago Medical School. My maternal great-grandfather fought in the American Revolution against England. Another was one of the group of Alsatians that settled on Texas Land Grant in Castroville.

jamichl Seattle
10/22/14 10:21 pm

Hard to know ... mine were on the Mayflower (really ...).

arielb SoCal, so Cal
10/23/14 7:15 am

Ditto, one side. Other side probably no chance of admission now.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/22/14 11:56 am

Only due to money and connections, some would.

Arananthi Literal Ninja
10/22/14 10:39 am

Nope. My grandparents were Norweigan farmers on one side and Scottish sailors on the other. Pretty sure they didn't have anything we'd want.

RoDe Latinus wordsus
10/22/14 9:46 am

I've been doing some research on this. From the looks of it, my Irish side would've had no chance in hell, I don't think my Italian side had any skills but I'm not sure so that's a maybe.