The debate around immigration has been very contentious lately. With the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also called DACA , and the lack of a political consensus over how to address the subject of DREAMers, the immigrants who came to America when they were only children, it seems that the immigration debate grows more and more virulent every day.
At least four members of the Trump administration had immigrant ancestors who the Trump's proposal on "chain migrat… https://t.co/GYCszsdJhC— Philip Bump (@Philip Bump)1517260360.0
Jennifer Mendelsohn is a journalist, author and genealogist, and she's been using her expertise to confront people's racist ideas about immigrants with their public family history.
Steve King accuses Trump of supporting "limited amnesty" for undocumented immigrants https://t.co/Z5qH6akFAv https://t.co/jdxNbHvTzh— The Hill (@The Hill)1516652166.0
Here's @SteveKingIA's grandmother Freda, age 4, arriving in the US with her 2-year-old brother and baby sister in 1… https://t.co/b5A2Ko32Zt— (((Jennifer Mendelsohn))) (@(((Jennifer Mendelsohn))))1489413614.0
Tomi Lahren: Media wants Trump "to die" https://t.co/PhwuJ0VUbE https://t.co/G11qvukUeS— The Hill (@The Hill)1516427226.0
Law-abiding citizens like her great-great-grandfather, indicted by a grand jury for forging naturalization papers?… https://t.co/lb3g7THlIf— (((Jennifer Mendelsohn))) (@(((Jennifer Mendelsohn))))1504547531.0
And here's what was being written about immigrants in The Atlantic 1896, not long after they arrived. https://t.co/BfmMvNl24L— (((Jennifer Mendelsohn))) (@(((Jennifer Mendelsohn))))1489413878.0
So Dan. Let's say Victor Scavino arrives from Canelli, Italy in 1904, then brother Hector in 1905, brother Gildo in… https://t.co/7GbpM088mu— (((Jennifer Mendelsohn))) (@(((Jennifer Mendelsohn))))1515686815.0