The Ghosts of ANGEL ISLAND.

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  • Source:
    Weekly Reader News - Senior. 2/10/2006, Vol. 84 Issue 18, p2-3. 2p. 1 Map.
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      The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush has signed the Angel Island Immigration Station Restoration and Preservation Act and which would provide a funding for the establishment of a museum and research center in Angel Island in San Francisco, California. It presents an overview of the difficulties experienced by the Chinese immigrants who entered the U.S. from 1910-1940. Beginning 2007, the main buildings in the island will reopen to the public and the writings left by the immigrants will be illuminated for all to see. INSET: THE POEMS THEY LEFT BEHIND.