Hiroshi Motomura Speaks to The Globe and Mail on the Confusion Around Immigration in America

Professor Hiroshi Motomura talks with The Globe and Mail on the current confusion regarding immigration policies in the United States, stating that “The ‘nation of immigrants’ idea has always been an exercise in national nostalgia,” as “Every generation seems to have its anxieties and debates about immigrants. Then the country absorbs those immigrants into society, the immigrants become Americans, and a sense emerges that we are a nation of immigrants.”

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Motomura was also quoted in The Washington Post on the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their parents, effectively creating unaccompanied minors who are placed in detention.