This Week in Immigration gives you a rundown of key immigration issues. Experts from the Bipartisan Policy Center discuss and analyze all that is new and noteworthy on immigration policy.
Ep 154: Rio Grande Buoys, NYC Mayor vs. Biden on migrants and work, and Government Shutdown and DHS
In this week’s episode, host Hanadi Jordan and Theresa Cardinal Brown discuss the federal government’s lawsuit against Texas Governor Greg Abbot over anti-migrant buoys and the growing tensions between New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Biden administration concerning migrant arrivals. Then, the pair discuss what a government shutdown means for DHS.
Ep. 153: The U.S.’ Aging Population and Immigration’s Vital Mediating Role
Declining birth rates and an aging population present a serious demographic problem for the U.S. with long-term economic consequences. BPC Research Analyst Justis Antonioli and Associate Director of Economic Policy Ben Gitis join the podcast to discuss BPC’s latest report, The Demographic Transition: An Overview of America’s Aging Population and Immigration’s Mediating Role, which examines research on the role of immigration in strengthening the labor force and supporting the economy. Then, podcast regular Theresa Cardinal Brown breaks down the Justice Department’s lawsuit against Space X over discriminatory hiring practices.
Ep. 152: Legal Immigration Reform - Challenges and Promising Paths Forward
On today’s episode, we feature audio from our most recent event on challenges with the current legal immigration system and potential pathways for reform. Moderated by Bloomberg Law’s Andrew Kreighbaum, Jon Baselice with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Martin Kim with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, David Bier with Cato Institute, and Dip Patel with Improve The Dream assess issues raised by the system’s current status quo and share their best ideas for reform.
Ep. 151: Rep. Carbajal on the Protect Patriot Parents Act
In this episode we welcome Representative Salud Carbajal to tell us all about his bipartisan bill, the Protect Patriot Parents Act, which would make parents of U.S. military service members eligible for green cards, preventing potential deportations or separations of military families. After this, podcast regular Theresa Cardinal Brown breaks down the latest border numbers and recent Biden administration restrictions on who is eligible to apply for asylum.
Episode 150: This Week in Immigration
To mark a very special podcast milestone—our 150th episode—podcast regular Theresa Cardinal Brown sits down with Rep. Maria Salazar (R-FL) to discuss the Dignity Act. Then, Theresa and host Hanadi Jordan reflect on six years of the podcast. Featuring clips from some of our favorite episodes, we cover the highlights, the challenges, and hopes for the future!
Episode 149: This Week in Immigration
In this edition, Julie Stufft, deputy assistant secretary for visa services at the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the State Department, walks listeners through life in visa services. Joined by podcast regular Theresa Cardinal Brown, Stuff covers her career in the State Department, current challenges in visa services, and recent reports of State Department efforts to streamline visa applications for Indian nationals.
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.
A fair and informative discussion on immigration
I listened to a few episodes and I am really impressed how fair and knowledgeable the guests are and how fair the discussion and host are. But it’s not just about being fair, it’s about being informative and this podcast is just that. I really hope our elected leaders genuinely concerned about immigration listen to this podcast
This podcast provides helpful updates in an immigration and border climate that changes week to week.