The National History Center of the American Historical Association presented a Congressional Briefing on the Congress’s historical role in immigration policy from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 5, in Room 2325 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Professors Tyler Anbinder of George Washington University, Alan Kraut of American University, and Mae Ngai of Columbia University discussed immigration from the early days of the Republic through the present.
American Historical Association Executive Director James Grossman, chair of the Center’s board of trustees, moderated.
One in a series of sessions aimed at providing Congressional staff members with the historical context necessary to understanding issues of current legislative concern, the briefing was open to the public.
For further information, please contact the Center’s associate director, Marian J. Barber, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-769-2858.