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    World & Culture

    Chinese immigrants and the first U.S. immigration laws

    By Christina Murrey and Mason Jones
    Christina Murrey and Mason Jones
    Published: Aug. 2, 2010

    In this third installment of the “Border Views” video series, History Professor Madeline Hsu discusses the first U.S. immigration laws aimed at Chinese immigrants in the late 19th century.

    Watch two more videos with Professor Hsu from the third installment of “Border Views”:

    About the video series

    As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona’s recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their viewpoints on these issues through a series of online videos.

    Each week, “Border Views” will showcase a different faculty member discussing such topics as the history of illegal immigration, the pros and cons of the Arizona law, the unusual political alliances that have developed around this debate and the media’s role in covering it.

    Visit the “Border Views” main page for a complete lineup of our experts’ videos.

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      Joel Sherzer said on Aug. 11, 2010 at 12:27 p.m.
      this is a great series of videos. however i am having -- the visual is fine but the voice keeps starting and stopping. maybe the problem is my computer, or have you had other people complaining. thank you, joel sherzer
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