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.

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  • Alan M. Kraut University Professor American University->History Department
  • Mae M. Ngai Professor Columbia University->History Department
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Immigration Policy History

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Program ID:
311937-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2013
Last Aired:
May 19, 2013

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 2013 | 11:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2013 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2013 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2013 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2013 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2013 | 4:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2013 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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