History of Immigration Laws

Author Deirdre Moloney discusses her book, National Insecurities: Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy Since 1882. She addresses the… read more

Author Deirdre Moloney discusses her book, National Insecurities: Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy Since 1882. She addresses the history of immigration laws - including the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act - as well as the debates about citizenship and what constitutional protections should be accorded to non-citizens. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted this 90 minute event. close

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  • Deirdre M. Moloney Fellow (Former) Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->United States Studies
  • Jean Pfaelzer Professor University of Delaware->Women and Gender Studies
  • S. Karthick Ramakrishnan Fellow Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars
  • Philippa Strum Director (Former) Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Division of United States Studies
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History of Immigration Laws

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305978-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2012

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  • Aug 11, 2012 | 4:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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