The Other Side of the Water: Immigration and the Promise of Racial Justice

The Other Side of the Water: Immigration and the Promise of Racial Justice is a six-episode series discussing the intersection of immigration and racial justice. The series centers the 1985 US Supreme Court case Jean v. Nelson, a case about the racial discrimination experienced by Haitian asylum seekers in the 1980s.  Episodes feature acclaimed authors, attorneys, activists, and academics who discuss the relevant context in Haiti, the history of anti-Black racism in immigration policy, and the social movements that continue to strive for immigrant and racial justice today.

The Other Side of the Water: Immigration and the Promise of Racial Justice is a six-episode series discussing the intersection of immigration and racial justice. The series centers the 1985 US Supreme Court case Jean v. Nelson, a case about the racial discrimination experienced by Haitian asylum seekers in the 1980s. Episodes feature acclaimed authors, attorneys, activists, and academics who discuss the relevant context in Haiti, the history of anti-Black racism in immigration policy, and the social movements that continue to strive for immigrant and racial justice today.

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