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In The Thick

Jul 2, 2019

Maria and Julio talk with Bill Ong Hing, professor of Law and Migration Studies at the University of San Francisco about his latest bookAmerican Presidents, Deportations, and Human Rights Violations from Carter to Trump. They discuss the history of anti-immigrant policies in the United States and why Bill is hopeful for immigration reform come 2021. 
ITT Staff Picks:
  • The largest mass deportation in U.S. history, via The History Channel
  • Struggles for the rights of women, immigrants and black Americans defined the US in 1919, which holds striking parallels to today, from The Nation 
  • The U.S. immigration system may have reached a breaking point, from The New York Times

This episode was mixed by Jeanne Montalvo.