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This Week in Immigration gives you a rundown in 30 minutes or less of key immigration issues. Experts from the Bipartisan Policy Center discuss and analyze all that is new and noteworthy on immigration policy.

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This Week in Immigration gives you a rundown in 30 minutes or less of key immigration issues. Experts from the Bipartisan Policy Center discuss and analyze all that is new and noteworthy on immigration policy.

    Episode 120: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 120: This Week in Immigration

    With everything happening on Capitol Hill and in the news about Title 42, this episode, we’re welcoming Laura Collins, the Director of the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas, along with This Week in Immigration regular Theresa Cardinal Brown to break down exactly what Title 42 is, what is going on at the border now, and how we might better be able to manage the border in the future.
    Laura's column: https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/opinion/2022/02/04/migration-playbook-changing-laura-collins-george-w-bush-institute/6653304001/
    BPC's Redefining Border Security Report: https://bipartisanpolicy.org/report/redefining-border-security/

    • 36 min
    Episode 119: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 119: This Week in Immigration

    We’re spending this episode talking to Timothy Kane, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, about his new book, "The Immigrant Superpower: How Brains, Brawn, and Bravery Make America Stronger," which book argues that immigration is central to the United States’ economic power and national security. 

    • 27 min
    Episode 118: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 118: This Week in Immigration

    Theresa Cardinal Brown, Managing Director of BPC Immigration and Cross-Border Policy, starts off this episode by welcoming Casey Christine Higgins, BPC Immigration Fellow and Senior Counsel at Akin Gump, to discuss Title 42 and some of the legislative challenges its proposed takedown has raised. Theresa and host Hannah Tyler are then be joined by Dany Bahar, a professor at Brown and economist affiliated with Harvard and the Center for Global Development, among others, who joins to discuss his most recent papers on how immigrants spur innovation and contribute economically.

    • 50 min
    Episode 117: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 117: This Week in Immigration

    This week, we’re focusing on the immigration courts: specifically, the deep problems that we see in the immigration courts and attempts by some lawmakers to fix them. In the first half of the episode, we welcome Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren of California to discuss her Real Courts, Rule of Law Act of 2022. Then we’ll be joined by Austin Kocher of the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University and Greg Chen from the American Immigration Lawyers Association to discuss the current state of the immigration courts and why change is necessary.

    • 33 min
    Episode 116: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 116: This Week in Immigration

    In this week’s episode, host Hannah Tyler is joined by BPC Managing Director for Immigration and Cross-Border Policy Theresa Cardinal Brown for a “newsy” episode focused on the latest in immigration – discussing the new Bipartisan Border Technology Caucus in Congress, new border numbers and the new groups of people we’re seeing at the border, and the status of Title 42.

    • 30 min
    Episode 115: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 115: This Week in Immigration

    In this week’s episode, Theresa Cardinal Brown will be joined by Cris Ramon, Global and U.S. Immigration Policy Researcher and Analyst, to discuss how Europe is responding to the arrival of Ukrainian refugees. Also joining is Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, President and CEO of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, to talk about what policy avenues the United States has available to assist Ukrainians in the United States and those displaced because of this military action. 
    Links:
    How to Help Refugees — Aid, Relief and Donations | USA for UNHCR
    Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
     

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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65 Ratings

Buddy7139 ,

No credence to transparent lie

Why would anyone believe that the Trump Administration wants to protect asylum applicants from Mexico by sending them to Guatemala? Do they send Guatemalans to Mexico? Hondurans to Nicaragua? They do not.

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This podcast provides helpful updates in an immigration and border climate that changes week to week.

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I really enjoy listening to this podcast to stay informed about immigration. This is a complex topic that has become increasingly polarizing. The information shared in this podcast takes you beyond the headlines and sound bites and gives an in-depth look at what’s really going on.

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