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US Immigration Policy in Historical Perspective
Brooks Memorial Library
One would think that current anxieties about immigration in the US have never been more intense, but history teaches us otherwise. Dartmouth professor Richard Wright examines the present-day contradictions of US immigration policy and places them in historical perspective.
For more information
- “Violence drives immigration from Central America,” The Brookings Institution, 6/26/2018
- “A Brief History of America’s ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ With Immigration,” The Atlantic, 2/19/2017
- “U.S. Immigration Before 1965,” History.com