We’re scaring off future Einsteins
The United States used to welcome scientists and other luminaries from outside our country. This was true even in the 1930s during the rise of fascism in Europe. There was little doubt that the fascist leaders of Germany and Italy posed direct threats to our security, yet among those openly encouraged to seek refuge here were German scientists, many of them Jewish.
Originally published: March 17, 2017
Author: James Harris
Institution: University of San Diego
Published by: USA Today