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Office to Track Immigrant Crimes: Campaign to Demonize and Criminalize Immigrants?

During President Trump’s speech to the joint session of Congress last night, he announced plans to create a new office called VOICE — that’s Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement. Trump has previously directed the Department of Homeland Security to publish a list of crimes committed by immigrants — which some historians have compared to Germany’s Nazi-era policy of publishing lists of crimes committed by Jews. We air Trump’s comment and hear from Andrea Pitzer, author of the upcoming book, "One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps."

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