John S.W. Park and Edward J.W. Park: Probationary Americans

8/15/2005; 59 minutes

John and Edward Park have written a newly published book: "Probationary Americans: Contemporary Immigration Policies and the Shaping of Asian American Communities." In this talk based on their research, the Park brothers deal with both historical and current policies aimed at immigrants and how they impact individuals trying to emigrate to the United States. Howard Winant, Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara comments on their new book and adds his thoughts on current policy regarding immigration including the minutemen activities on the U.S. border with Mexico. (#9955)

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