Program 1

In this program we review our recent history of immigration since the “Great Wave” of Europeans began to hit our shores in the 1890s. And we consider today’s “new” immigrant – Hispanic, Asian and Arabic – who have arrived in the past few decades, since the basic immigration law was revised by Congress and the President Johnson in 1965. Our geographical focus in Holland and Ottawa County, Michigan.

Program 1 Transcript

Featured Interviewees:

Prof. Lawrence H. Fuchs
Brandeis University

Prof. David Reimers
New York University

Prof. Otis L. Graham, Jr.
University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Steven Camarota
Director of Research
Center for Immigration Studies

Norbert A. Schlei
Assistant Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice (1962-1966)