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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
- “A Brief History of America’s ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ With Immigration,” The Atlantic, 2/19/2017
- Photo Gallery: 20 Photos of Immigrants at Ellis Island
Video: Animated Map of Immigration to the US: