Lecture Description

This multi-media presentation examines the significance of immigration and exclusion in defining American identity. Emma Lazarus’ poem on the Statue of Liberty the U.S. as a place of refuge, a “golden door” for the “huddled masses yearning to breathe. This talk will explore historical as well as contemporary trends of immigration and how the U.S. has become a country focused upon gate-keeping and border enforcement.

CATEGORIES

Immigration

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