Letters and Politics

New Rules to Punish Legal Immigrants on Public Assistance. Plus, The Ideologies Behind White Nationalist Terrorism

Today the Trump administration finalized new rules that will punish immigrants who receive public assistance. This comes days after the largest immigration raids -since 2008 took place late last week at several Mississippi food-processing plants. We dive into immigration policy analysis with guest Cathi Tactaquin. She is the Executive Director and co-founder of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Then, Understanding the Ideology of White Nationalist Terrorism with U.S. Historian  Kathleen Belew. Professor Belew is the author of the book Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America.  Her latest piece in the New Your Times is The Right Way to Understand White Nationalist Terrorism: Attacks like that in El Paso are not an end in themselves. They are a call to arms, toward something much more frightening

Foto credit: Charlottesville "Unite the Right" Rally by Anthony Crider on Flickr.com

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