They spoke out against immigrants. So she unearthed their own immigrant ancestors

Source: CNN

By AJ Willingham, CNN

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(CNN)If you think the ongoing immigration debates don’t apply to you, Jennifer Mendelsohnhas some news: They probably do.

Mendelsohn, a journalist, author and passionate genealogist, has been using people’s public family history to beat back some of the uglier claims about immigrants and how they fit into US history.
She calls it #resistancegenealogy, and it only takes a few online tools and some instinctive sleuthing for her to call out public figures who oppose common forms of immigration.

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