The Trump Paradox: Migration, Trade, and Racial Politics in US-Mexico Integration – A collection of essays from top scholars in the US and Mexico. LA Social Science spoke with UCLA professor Raúl Hinojosa, Lead Author and Editor, who discusses the importance of the trade and immigration policies surrounding US-Mexico relations, and the impacts of those policies. Dr. Hinojosa also addresses some of the myths associated with voter beliefs, and explains the paradox.
0:04 – Intro
0:48 – Main argument and contribution of the book
4:50 – New politics around Mexico-US trade and migration
8:55 – How do current racial politics affect future politics?
12:07 – How does this pertain to contemporary times and locality?
UCLA César E. Chavez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies – https://chavez.ucla.edu
Interviewer: Dr. Celia Lacayo, Associate Director of Community Engagement, UCLA Social Sciences & Professor Chicana/o & Central American Studies and African American Studies Department