Francisco Balderrama

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

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Professor of Chicano Studies at Cal State LA, and co-author of “A Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s

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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.

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

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