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A view of the Statue of Liberty, Aug. 8, 2017 in New York City. Immigration continues to be a hotly debated topic in the United States during the Trump administration. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
A view of the Statue of Liberty, Aug. 8, 2017 in New York City. Immigration continues to be a hotly debated topic in the United States during the Trump administration. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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As President Trump and Congress debate what's next for immigration, one journalist is working to trace the immigration roots of lawmakers and other public figures who are in favor of a crackdown on the issue.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Jennifer Mendelsohn (@CleverTitleTK) about her new project, which Mendelsohn calls #resistancegenealogy.

This article was originally published on January 26, 2018.

This segment aired on January 26, 2018.

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