Seeking Asylum

Synopsis: This week on "Learn Me Something," Aaron and Rich delve into what it means to seek asylum, with a focus on America’s history.

Has the U.S. always offered asylum? In the country’s early history, people fleeing violence and persecution were treated the same as other immigrants. The millions of Europeans who flooded into the U.S. during the 19th century included political refugees and oppressed religious minorities as well as those seeking better economic opportunities.

Seeking Asylum

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Duration: 45:33:00

Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb

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Download Podcast: Episode 120: Seeking Asylum