By Paul Moses   Early in the Irish-Italian romance portrayed in the new film "Brooklyn," a precocious 8-year-old boy serves up the truth that everyone else gathered around the dinner table in his Italian family hid from the young Irishwoman visiting their home.   "We don't like Irish people," little Frankie says, much to the embarrass...

From a mother with her seven children to a man staring longingly at the New York skyline, haunting photos show the faces of some of the 12 million immigrants hoping to achieve the American dream. Men, women, and children are pictured, many with solemn faces after travelling thousands of miles in poor conditions and knowing that they could be t...

Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for better treatment of child-migrants, as he praised their patroness, Italian-American Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, who died 100 years ago this year.   Addressing faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square following his Angelus address, the pope renewed his call for prayerful and concrete solidarit...

Most Italian immigrants crowded into cities on the eastern seaboard. Only a small fraction made it to Washington, which in 1910 had less than one per cent of the Italians living in America. Most of them were men who had first lived in the east or who had worked their way west building the railroads. Few came directly from Italy to Seattle.  ...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Associazione Bellunesi nel Mondo      Translation by:   Numerous Italians emigrated to the U.S.A. between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century to seek their fortune. Many of them came from the region of Veneto and from the province of Belluno, even if America was not on...

by Riccardo Liberatore   "Emigration is a phenomenon of high importance and although at times it can be a sign of national illness it is almost always proof of the undeniable energy, the enterprising character, the organizational abilities and the expansive and invading force of a people..."   These words were written in 1900 by Luigi...

Labor shortages drew Italian immigrants to Birmingham's coal and steel industries. These new Americans quickly became farmers, grocers and merchants, and the next generation became doctors, bankers and lawyers. Their collective history helped shape the culture of the growing city, which was enriched by their contributions to religion, sports, art,...

È stata convocata per sabato prossimo, 7 settembre, alle ore 11, presso l'Auditorium dell'antica ex -Chiesa dell'UPA - Unione Provinciale Artigiani a Mantova la riunione del Direttivo Nazionale della fondazione Filitalia International di Filadelfia negli Stati Uniti, aperta ai presidenti dei Chapter e agli iscritti.   L'indomani, domenica 8...

by John A. Fratta Is it me or is there something wrong? For me it all began on Sept. 19, but I know it has been going on for many years. On Sept. 19 and 20, the New York Daily News ran an attack piece on the Feast of San Gennaro. The article made it look as if there was something going on with the feast's funds, but, of course, it was not true. &...

By Valerie L. Valdez The first image that comes to Monica Macy's mind when she thinks of her "Nonna," Italian for grandmother, is her hands. "I remember Nonna Maria's hands covered with flour working the dough for making pasta.   For her, cooking was showing love," Macy said in her Harker Heights home. As a girl growing up in Novoledo,...