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The Big Life Questions Show

Episode 21: Is More Immigration Fundamentally Good or Bad?

September 16, 2019

In this episode of The Big Life Questions Show, Chris and Doug tackle one the most polarizing and controversial issues of our time -- immigration. Our cohosts discuss immigration policies throughout the history of the United States, from the country's founding to the Trump Administration, as well as how immigration has changed the culture of the nation and influenced our politics. Doug and Chris also try to inject actual facts into the immigration conversation.

1.05 The facts about immigration and crime, job growth and the economy

6.05 Re-writing the poem on the Statue of Liberty

8.50 The history of immigration in America

11.20 Doug's radical view of immigration policy

14.50 The game-changer - The immigration act of 1965

18.45 Why do immigrants want to come in the first place?

25.45 Why were New Mexico and Hawaii denied statehood for a long time?

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Coming to America, by Roger Daniels

 

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