Press & Media

Discover the latest announcements, media stories and thought leadership by, about and from the Tenement Museum.

 

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | Jun 25, 2019

Why America needs ‘unskilled’ immigrants by the millions

Kevin Jennings shares his family story and how new proposed immigration policy would...

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | Jun 25, 2019

The Trump administration wants to charge for asylum. For some refugees, the price may be too high.

Kevin Jennings Discusses how caught between unspeakable violence and insurmountable...

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | Jun 25, 2019

‘Our Country is full?’ I’ve Heard it Before

Museum President, Kevin Jennings explains why the argument 'our country is full' is...

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | Apr 5, 2019

Excluding newcomers is a tradition as old as the Republic

Featured in the NY Daily News

Multimedia, Thought Leadership | Aug 31, 2018

NowThis: New York’s Tenement Museum On The Lessons History Can Teach Us On Immigration

Featured on NowThis Politics

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | Aug 15, 2018

The Ever Evolving American Identity: a New Mission at The Tenement Museum

What should a museum do when its subject matter becomes one of the most contested...

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | Jun 28, 2018

The people who say Trump’s immigration stance ‘isn’t American’ must look at their history – it is

Featured in The Independent

Opinion Editorials, Thought Leadership | May 16, 2018

John Kelly gets it wrong: ‘Unskilled’ people made this country

"They’re also not people that would easily assimilate into the United States . . ....