Journalist Traces Family Histories Of Lawmakers Who Speak Out Against Immigration09:45
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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)MoreCloseclosemore
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)

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 segment aired on January 26, 2018.

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