ABSTRACT

Oversight of the Trump Administration's Border Policies and the Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Domestic Terrorism, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, September 6, 2019   [open pdf - 12MB]

This is the September 6, 2019 hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Border Policies and the Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Domestic Terrorism," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship of the Committee on the Judiciary. From the opening statement of Veronica Escobar: "Anti-immigrant rhetoric is on the rise today, and it is inflamed by President Trump. [...] One study found that President Trump has used words like invasion and killer more than 500 times to describe immigrants. And the President's rhetoric influences public opinion. [...] Research indicates that counties that hosted a Trump campaign rally saw a 226 percent increase in reported hate crimes over counties that didn't host those rallies." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Jo Anne Bernal, Monica Munoz Martinez, Alejandra Y. Castillo, Shaw Drake, Linda Y. Rivas, and Fernando Garcia.

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Serial No. 116-44
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2020
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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