Jeff Sessions, Who Has An Asian Granddaughter, Praised Era When Asians Were Banned From U.S.

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“Sessions has been the standard bearer for a nativist vision of America,” advocates said.

After Trump selected Sessions, Asian-American advocacy groups expressed alarm. Asian Americans Advancing Justice said in statement that Sessions has consistently expressed concern over U.S. immigration patterns after 1965, when non-Europeans were permitted to enter the U.S. in increasing numbers.