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How 'good' immigrants and 'bad' immigrants fit into Donald Trump's rhetoric




Melania Trump, wife of Republican nominee Donald Trump, speaks during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday.
Melania Trump, wife of Republican nominee Donald Trump, speaks during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday.
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Thursday's theme at the Republican National Convention is Make America One Again. The idea of unifying this nation may seem daunting at this particular juncture in time, especially seeing the many differing notions of who deserves to be an American. 

While Donald Trump rallied to "build a wall" at the U.S./Mexico border and to "ban" Muslims here, there was no issue when his wife, Melania, touted her own immigration story about 5 minutes into her speech at the RNC this week.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt_9yb4FSYA

Lisa Garcia Bedolla, a chancellor's professor of education and political science at UC Berkeley, explains the country's shifting understanding of immigration, and how that might be affecting current politics.