Your Call: Immigration policy -- Lessons from the past
On today's Your Call, we begin a weeklong series on the United States' immigration and refugee policies. Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and his plans to deport millions of undocumented people, build the wall, and shut the border to tens of thousands of refugees, has become one of the pillars of his domestic agenda.
Looking back at the history of immigration, how has the United States treated its immigrants? What does history tell us?
Kevin Johnson, Dean of the School of Law, Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicanao Studies at UC Davis, and author of Immigration Law and the US-Mexico Border
Lucy Salyer, Associate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, and author of Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law
The Conversation: Trump’s immigration policies will pick up where Obama’s left off
The Conversation: History shows Trump will face legal challenges to detaining immigrants