Portland exhibit reflects 400 years of immigration in Maine

Portland Press Herald, February 9, 2016. “Some state and local leaders see immigrants as an answer to the state’s slowing growth and aging population… Others, however, see immigrants, especially from war-torn countries like Syria, as a security threat… Now a new exhibit called “400 Years of New Mainers,” at the Maine Historical Society on Congress Street, attempts to deconstruct the issue with a series of photographs, original documents, and historical writing on the legacy of immigration in Maine.