The Backstory: A Nation of Immigrants
Clip: Season 2015 | 3m 54s
NPR's Tom Gjelten tells the story of the transformation of America's immigration policies in his new book "A Nation of Nations: A Great America Immigration Story." Fifty years ago, the Immigration and Nationality Act was signed into law, and Gjelten says that it "changed America more than any other law in the 20th century... because it opened America's doors to people of color."
Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning