Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin On Immigration

292330E2-614C-4394-8688-7582F2C980A6Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin also known as Michael I. Pupin (October 4, 1858–March 12, 1935)

If the present standards had prevailed forty-eight years ago I should have been deported. There are, however, certain things which a young immigrant may bring to this country that are far more precious than any of the things which the present immigration laws prescribe…An immigrant can see things which escape the attention of the native.