Immigration History


Boundless Immigration is dedicated to helping immigrants navigate the spouse visa and U.S. citizenship application processes.

Enjoy the following educational posts about the history of immigration to the United States — from the colonial era to the present.



Immigrants and the Oscars: Winners Past and Present

April 22, 2021

Minari, a film about a Korean-American family, is nominated for six Academy Awards this yearThe Oscars have a problem with diversity. Over the years, roughly 552 awards in top categories have been given out, with only 24 going to people… View Article





Planning to Protest? Know Your Rights As an Immigrant

June 2, 2020

As people across the United States gather to protest police violence against minorities, immigrants — including those in the country legally — may face risks joining the demonstrations.According to one report, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient could… View Article


A Third of 2019 Nobel Prize Winners are Immigrants

October 18, 2019

Four of this year’s U.S. Nobel Prize laureates are immigrants.The winners are UK-born M. Stanley Whittingham, a professor at Binghamton University in New York, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry; Canadian-born James Peebles, a professor at Princeton University,… View Article


Immigrant Voting Rights

March 10, 2018

The first major piece of U.S. legislation dealing with immigrant voting rights was the Naturalization Act of 1790, which allowed people born outside the United States to become citizens with voting rights — provided they were white men.The passage of… View Article



Civil Rights and Immigration

December 8, 2017

One legal definition of civil rights describes them as “an enforceable right or privilege, which if interfered with by another gives rise to an action for injury.” The civil rights afforded to immigrants allow them equal protection under the law… View Article

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