Immigration Policy History
Three academics discussed the evolution of U. S. immigration policy. Each professor focused on a specific era, analyzing various laws… read more
Three academics discussed the evolution of U. S. immigration policy. Each professor focused on a specific era, analyzing various laws and how each changed or shaped the American immigration landscape, from pre-civil war, post-civil war and up to current time. After their presentations, they answered questions from audience members.
This American Historical Association event was aimed at giving congressional staffers, members, and the public an historical perspective as Congress was working on legislation to reform the immigration system. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Tyler Anbinder Professor George Washington University->History Department
- James R. Grossman Executive Director American Historical Association
- Alan M. Kraut University Professor American University->History Department
- Mae M. Ngai Professor Columbia University->History Department
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