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Connections: What Do Americans Misunderstand About Immigration

Jul 16, 2015

Donald Trump has been widely mocked – and, in some cases, cheered – for his comments about Mexicans and immigration. Apart from the content of Trump’s remarks, we’ll ask our expert panel: what do Americans misunderstand about immigration? About who is coming to this country, and why? We posed these questions to our panel:

  • Pablo Sierra, professor of history at the University of Rochester
  • Tricia Cruz, director of development and communications for the Ibero-American Action League
  • Hilda Chacon, professor of foreign language and literature at Nazareth College