Backstory (podcast): Border Patrols — Policing in America

In the second episode of our two-part series on immigration, we explore how the federal government monitors and polices the undocumented. We’ll consider the origins of illegal immigration, as well as how the government’s deportation powers have grown over time.

Most people don’t know that the first codified immigration policy against a specific ethnic group was against Asians: The Chinese Exclusionary Act of 1882. Know your history or you’re doomed to repeat it.

Related: On the Outs — Restricting American Immigration


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