OU prof calls for franker discussion of immigration

Lardner, Matthew
October 2012
Athens News;10/15/2012, p10
The article presents information on the topics discussed by Tehama Lopez Bunyasi, assistant professor of political science at the Ohio University, during a speech delivered by her at the Baker Theater, Athens, Ohio. She discussed the history of immigration and presented the modern views regarding it. She reflected on the U.S. Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (Dream) Act and reminded about the history of discrimination in the U.S. against immigrants.


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