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The Demonization of (Im)migrants:
Dust Bowl Refugees and the Supreme Court

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Presented by the Northern District of California Historical Society, co-sponsored by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society and the California Supreme Court Historical Society:    At the height of the Great Depression, California passed an "Anti-Okie" law, making it a misdemeanor to knowingly assist a pauper in entering the state. Edwards was convicted under this […]