All the foaming at the mouth anti-immigration people should get a freaking history book and read how most of their ancestors where not wanted and used and abused for cheap labor. The story is as old as this country.
Archivists maintain original sources that may help shatter myths. "No such thing as "No Irish Need Apply" signs argues history professor “A myth of victimization” he claims as no “No Irish Need Apply” signs were ever found"
IRISH SLAVE TRADE: white slaves in the sugar plantations of Barbados. None of the Irish victims ever made it back to their homeland to describe their ordeal. These are the lost slaves; the ones that time and biased history books conveniently forgot.