God Lives in Queens

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Flushing, Queens, is one neighborhood where unlicensed businesses traffic in legal services, which can be quite harmful to immigrants

R. Scott Hanson, lecturer in History and director of the Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania, affiliate of the Pluralism Project at Harvard University and the author of City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens (Fordham University Press, 2016), takes listeners on a historical tour of the borough known locally as the birthplace of American religious freedom.