Executive Director Sue Lee was interviewed by a reporter from Al Jazeera about parallels between US policies during the Chinese Exclusion era (1882-1943) and present-day controversies surrounding an executive order restricting entry from people of seven Muslim-majority countries. USF law professor Bill Ong Hing and Stanford University professor Gordon Chang are also quoted.
CHSA Executive Director Sue Lee: “”One of the reasons it’s important to know about it is to learn that, at one time, the US government singled out an ethnic group the Chinese from entering the US. That’s a lesson that we need to remember. And it’s happening again.”
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