by Josh T. Smith, Research Manager; Jesse Baker, CGO Graduate Research Fellow
Posted November 19, 2018 In Scholar Commentary

AP Photo/Nic Antaya
AP Photo/Nic AntayaAngel Serrano, immigrant from El Salavador and owner of Serrano's barbershop in Jasper, Ind.

Recent debates over America’s immigration policy are exposing a deep rift in conservative politics. In the Utah Senate debate earlier this year, Mitt Romney referred to U.S. policies that separated immigrant parents from their children at the border as a “dark chapter” in American history. Others have urged President Donald Trump to uphold his campaign promises by taking stronger steps to restrict immigration. …

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