From the New York Times Book Reviews: ONE MIGHTY AND IRRESISTIBLE TIDEThe Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965By Jia Lynn Yang THE DEPORTATION MACHINEAmerica’s Long History of Expelling ImmigrantsBy Adam Goodman For historians of immigration, the paradox is inescapable and irreconcilable: The United States is and has always been both a nation of immigrants and […]

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Deciding exactly whom we should welcome to our shores is a matter of ever-shifting public debate and ever-changing public sentiment.

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The following is an excerpt from The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America, by Daniel Okrent. Originally published in 2019, it is being released in paperback this month. Charles Benedict Davenport left a vivid impression on one of his occasional […]

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Opinion by Charles Foster for the Houston Chronicle President Donald Trump tweeted last week, “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!” Trump’s executive order […]

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