Excerpted from How to Become an American: A History of Immigration, Assimilation, and Loneliness, by Daniel Wolff, published December 2022 by University of South Carolina Press.
The idea that non-white immigrants are, generally speaking, new to the Midwest could not be further from the truth.
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