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Each year a select number of Americans who trace their ancestry through Ellis Island or an earlier era of arrival, or naturalized Americans who are immigrants who came in the post-Ellis Island era are chosen to be honored. Take a look at some of the legendary figures who’ve graced the prestigious awards list. Honorees are selected through a process that is guided by an Awards Committee of the Foundation's Board of Directors.
NOTE: Following 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy, the Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards were not given in 2002, 2013 and 2014. The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various speakers on this website or our social media platforms do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. or official policies of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
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