Tamburri’s grandmother’s enemy alien registration card issued in 1942. She’d migrated to the United States in 1906. Image credit to Anthony J. Tamburri.

Here is a link to CUNY Calandra Institute Dean Anthony J. Tamburri’s recent article on when Italians were considered “enemy aliens” in the U.S.: “When We Were The Muslims.” We must not allow this type of discrimination, based upon prejudice and fear, to become our way of life once again.


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