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 93: This Week in Immigration
On this week’s episode, special guest and BPC Fellow Ruth Wasem joins us to unpack President Biden’s recent, actions relating to the refugee admissions cap for 2021. Then, we’ll turn to the administration’s decision to increase the number of H-2B visas, and discuss the bipartisan immigration talks currently going on in the Senate.
Episode 92: This Week in Immigration
On this week’s episode, a timely discussion of the large increase unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Then, we turn to pending legislation adjusting the status of the undocumented and have a conversation on recent DHS nominations. Finally, we’ll conclude with a Gavel segment to talk about the recent lawsuits the Biden administration is facing.
Episode 91: This Week in Immigration
On This Week’s episode, we start with an update on recent discussions between the White House and Mexico on the current situation at the southwest border. Then, we’ll introduce today’s special guest Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Policy Counsel at the American Immigration Council, for a timely discussion of his research on asylum-seekers and how, despite common rhetoric, they do indeed appear for their immigration hearings.
Episode 90: This Week in Immigration
On this week's episode, BPC's Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Michele Nellenbach, joins host Luci Manning to dive into President Biden's new infrastructure proposal. Two members of BPC’s health team, Marilyn Serafini, health project director, and Anita Burgos, senior policy analyst, also join to discuss the Behavioral Health Task Force’s new report on primary and mental health care integration.
Episode 89: This Week in Immigration
On this week’s episode, we present highlights from a March 1, 2021 Bipartisan Policy Center event, titled: “Go Big or Get Something Done: Bipartisan Wins for Immigration.”
Episode 88: This Week in Immigration
In honor of Black History Month, today’s podcast will dive into racial equity in the immigration system and how the Biden administration may or may not be addressing specific issues for Black immigrants today. On this week’s episode, Theresa Cardinal Brown hosts special guest Allen Orr, President-Elect of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, for a timely discussion of Black immigrants and the immigration system.
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.
This podcast provides helpful updates in an immigration and border climate that changes week to week.
Informational and Important
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.