In the 1930s, US citizens were deported to Mexico because of their ancestry

Like Donald Trump, Herbert Hoover campaigned on a promise of protecting American jobs by slashing the number of immigrants allowed to enter the U.S. Once Hoover was in office, he expelled immigrants en masse. Many of them were from California.



  • Francisco Balderrama - Cal State LA; Co-Author of “A Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s”