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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposed “extreme vetting” of immigrants coming to the U.S.

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    Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

    Professor Gabriel Chin talked about whether the initial intent of the 1965 Immigration Act was to diversify America, or if it was an unintended consequence. Professor Chin argued that despite much…

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    Immigration and Asylum Detention Policies

    Panelists talked about the removal and detention of refugees seeking asylum in the U.S. A report released by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Human Rights First…

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    Book Discussion on White Backlash

    Marisa Abrajano, co-author of White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics, talked about how immigration is affecting American politics. “Marisa Abrajano on White Backlash:…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians, Cubans, and…

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    Immigration Reform and Campaign 2016

    Activist and deferred action recipient Belen Sisa and Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa discuss the issue of immigration reform at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and…

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    Immigration Reform Act and Latinos

    Professor Mariela Olivares talked about the effects of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 on Latinos, specifically from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. She argued that this…

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    Immigration in America

    Professor Emeritus Paul Finkelman delivered the keynote address at a symposium focused on the history of immigration in America. He compares the roles of Congress, states, and the president…

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    Representative Emanuel Celler and Immigration Laws

    Rabbi Lance Sussman talked about Representative Emanuel Celler (D-NY), who served in the House from 1923 to 1973. Professor Sussman detailed Celler’s career-long fight against immigration restrictions…

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    Joe Arpaio on the Republican National Convention

    Joe Arpaio, a sheriff from Maricopa County, Arizona and a RNC Delegate, talked about recent acts of violence against police officers in the cities of Baton Rouge and Dallas, as well as Republican…

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    Immigration and the Labor Market

    A panel of immigration and public policy experts discussed the impact that immigration has on employment and wages. The discussion was based on a report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s…

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    President Obama News Conference in Warsaw, Poland

    President Obama spoke with reporters following two days of working meetings with NATO allies in Warsaw, Poland. He called it a “tough week.” The president, referring to shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address, just over a year after the murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco. He talked about the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities…

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    1965 Immigration Act

    Tom Gjelten talked about his book A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, in which he examines changes in the U.S. in the 50 years following passage of the 1965 Immigration…

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    Open Phones, Part 3

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question on immigration issues in the wake of the U.K.'s vote in favor of leaving the European Union and the Supreme Court’s ruling keeping in place a lower…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question on immigration issues in the wake of the U.K.'s vote in favor of leaving the European Union and the Supreme Court’s ruling keeping in place a lower…

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    Supreme Court Immigration Ruling

    Marielena Hincapie talked about the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Texas, which concerns President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. In November 2014 the…

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    20th Century Mexican Immigration to the United States

    Professor Ana Minian talked about Mexican migration to the United States during the 20th century. Professor Minian was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American…

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    United States v. Texas Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Texas, a case concerning President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. In November 2014 President Obama initiated Deferred Action…

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    President Obama Remarks on Immigration Executive Actions Ruling

    President Obama spoke to reporters about and answered their questions on the Supreme Court’s 4-4 ruling in U.S. v. Texas, which upheld a lower court’s injunction against the Obama administration’s…

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