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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