Natasha Iskander

Professor at New York University

Associate professor of public policy at New York University.

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Donald Trump cited the Eisenhower era’s Operation Wetback as a model for his  deportation plans . President Eisenhower deported more than one million undocumented immigrants in 1954.

America’s last mass deportation was a successful campaign of fear

Donald Trump cited the Eisenhower era’s Operation Wetback as a model for his deportation plans . President Eisenhower deported more than one million undocumented immigrants in 1954.

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