A ship full of refugees fleeing the Nazis once begged the U.S. for entry. They were turned back. – The Washington Post


A strict immigration quota and “antisemitism, xenophobia, nativism and isolationism” doomed many of the passengers aboard the St. Louis in 1939, according to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Source: A ship full of refugees fleeing the Nazis once begged the U.S. for entry. They were turned back. – The Washington Post

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