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You Don't Have to Yell

Oct 13, 2022

Julia Young of Catholic University discusses how economic interests competed with nativist fears in America's debate over immigration, how the effort to secure the US border with Mexico was originally out of concern about Chinese immigrants, and how the Irish and Italians once evoked the same fears many express over those crossing our southern border today.

Julia's article, which served as the basis for this conversation, can be accessed here:

Her book, Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War, can be purchased here:

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