Maybe Republicans will be just fine | Opinion

By Tom Deignan It’s fitting that Liberty State Park and Ellis Island are located within the boundaries of Hudson County. A century after huddled masses from Russia, Italy and Ireland streamed past the Statue of Liberty, Hudson County remains a magnet for those born abroad, with West New York and Union City among America’s most immigrant-heavy districts. Overall, 43% of Hudson County’s residents are immigrants, according to recent U.S. Census figures. Such shifting demographics — standing in defiance of “Build the Wall” and “Storm the Capitol” conservatives — have led to predictions that the GO…

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