Revisiting Immigration History, Refugee Resettlement in the U.S., & Offbeat BK Destinations

Framing the narrative on refugees and immigration – Rabbi at 8:25 mark

Published on May 15, 2018

White House chief of staff John Kelly explained that the administration does not want immigrants from south of the border because they’re uneducated and live in rural areas, and would have trouble assimilating in the U.S. In light of these xenophobic statements, Alan Kraut, Professor of History at American University phones into to talk about the late 19th century, when 70% of welfare resources in New York City in the late 19th century went to rural, uneducated Irish immigrants, of who John Kelly is a descendant. @AlanKraut

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