LSFCC Leads Historical Tour of Angel Island off the San Francisco Bay

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LSFCC Leads Historical Tour of Angel Island off the San Francisco Bay


By Roy Mabasa

Coinciding with the observance of the Filipino American History Month, the League of San Francisco Consular Corps (LSFCC) led a historical and familiarization tour of the Angel Island off the San Francisco Bay where hundreds of thousands of immigrants were interrogated and detained before admission into America from circa 1910 to 1940.

LSFCC is headed by Mariza Bensurto, wife of Philippine Consul General to San Francisco Henry Bensurto Jr.

Referred to as the "Ellis Island of the West," the Angel Island was the venue of the U.S. Immigration Station processing of hundreds of immigrants coming into the West Coast, most of them from China.

During World War II, Angel Island's facilities were used to detain Prisoners of War, including Japanese and Germans.

The visit to the historic place serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by early immigrants to the United States through the Bay area, the consular corps said in a statement.

"The tour gave a glimpse of the emotional journeys of the immigration facilities' previous occupants. The poems they wrote and carved on the walls speak of their anguish as they were held in the island for days to a few months. The tour showed the group some impressions of the impact of historical exclusionary measures imposed by a receiving country on foreigners' dignity and well-being," the LSFCC said. …

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