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February 19, 2017

Tamar Jacoby and Gary Freeman

American Forum continues its focus on the first year of the Trump presidency, with a deep look into immigration and a search for common ground. The issue is polarizing. For some, the image of immigrants coming to the U.S. today is one of violence. But how much of the angst is valid, and how much of it is just anxiety? Our guests today are two long-time thinkers on immigration. Both approach the issue from a conservative perspective, but in important ways come to very different conclusions. Tamar Jacoby is president and CEO of ImmigrationWorks USA, representing small business owners around the country. Gary Freeman teaches government and specializes in the politics of immigration at the University of Texas. 


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