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What Happened The Last Time We Tried To Cut Off Immigation

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If there was a flood of immigration at the turn of the century, with the 1924 Immigration Act, it became little more than a trickle. Jia Lynn Yang, deputy national editor at the New York Times, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the lawmakers at the forefront of the push to change the law and the immigrants at the center of the fight for equality. Her book is “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration 1924-1965.”