Tracking Dangerous Aliens Among Us, Then and Now


Publication Date: November 2001

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

Author(s): Libby Garland

Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics

Keywords: History; Social Patterns; Immigration; Policy

Type: Other

Coverage: United States


The author shares representative quotes on immigration and immigrants from the 1920s and 1930s, juxtaposing them to modern quotes from the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She discusses historical contexts and parallels, as well as possible implications for the future of policy and societal attitudes.