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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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    • 4.1, 39 Ratings

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 71: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 71: This Week in Immigration

    On this week's episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss last week’s Supreme Court DACA decision and how the Trump administration is stepping up its efforts to limit legal immigration during the pandemic. We also bring on special guest Ruth Wasem, Professor of Public Policy Practice at the LBJ School at the University of Texas in Austin, and a BPC Fellow, to discuss America’s modern asylum system.

    • 37 min
    Episode 70: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 70: This Week in Immigration

    In the wake of the death of George Floyd and others, host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón examine topics surrounding immigration law enforcement and racism, including the call to abolish ICE; the relationship between immigration prosecutions and non-citizen populations in federal custody and potential mirrors to the over-incarceration of black people in the U.S.; and the role race has played throughout the history of the U.S. immigration system.

    • 35 min
    Episode 69: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 69: This Week in Immigration

    In this week's episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss a new BPC-Morning Consult survey that gauged voters' responses to President Trump's executive order from April, the rumors of President Trump's plans to issue a new executive order addressing temporary work visas, and how the U.S. and countries around the world are taking steps toward reopening.

    • 27 min
    Episode 68: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 68: This Week in Immigration

    In a special edition of ‘This Week in Immigration, BPC regular Theresa Cardinal Brown sits down with BPC Fellow and University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Policy Professor Ruth Wasem to discuss the history of health provisions in U.S. immigration law, and how they have been used in the past to address pandemics as well as the current response to COVID-19. 

    • 35 min
    Episode 67: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 67: This Week in Immigration

    In this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump Administration’s 60-day suspension on certain green card categories, as well as President Trump’s statement suggesting that state and local relief funds could be contingent on their sanctuary city policies. The team also has another edition of ‘The Gavel’ where they take a look at the legal happenings of DACA, the Public Charge, and more.

    • 39 min
    Episode 66: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 66: This Week in Immigration

    In this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier sits down with BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón to discuss the CDC’s new Title 42 order that allows CBP to expel any migrant arriving at the U.S. border from the United States on public health grounds, the efforts of Northern Triangle countries to limit the arrival of deportations from the United States to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, and way states and cities are providing disaster relief support to their immigrant populations.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 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.

EmilyPia ,

So informative

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

LoveBeyondBordersPodcast ,

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.

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