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This edition: Nancy Foner, Hunter College & Graduate Center/CUNY

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 9, 2015.

First aired: June 17, 2015.

Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner reminds us that while current immigrants are different - coming from different places - than earlier immigrants, they come for the same reasons: freedom from political strife, a better quality of life, economic opportunity, and a better future for their children. They come to New York - a much more welcoming place.

Guest List

Prof. Nancy Foner, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Hunter College & Graduate Center/CUNY