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African-Americans and Immigration

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African-Americans and Immigration

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African-Americans and Immigration

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Protesters against new immigration laws say they are part of a news civil rights movement. But where are the voices from the old civil rights movement? Guest host Michel Martin discusses immigration. Does it mean fewer jobs and lower wages for African-Americans? Or does it mean more allies for social justice?

Guests:

Earl Ofari Hutchinson, a political analyst and author of The Crisis in Black and Black (Middle Passage Press 1998).

Mark Kirkorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, an independent research organization.

Harry Holzer, co-author of Reconnecting Disadvantaged Young Men. He is a professor and associate dean of public policy at Georgetown University.