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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 108: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 108: This Week in Immigration

    Every year millions of families across the country gather to celebrate that quintessential American holiday: Thanksgiving. It is a story of immigration. But how do the millions of recently-arrived immigrants to this country view this holiday? For this week’s episode, Theresa Cardinal Brown and Sadikshya Nepal are joined by Rachel Peric, Executive Director of Welcoming America, and several BPC staff members to discuss how families combine traditions to make this holiday their own.   

    • 31 min
    Episode 107: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 107: This Week in Immigration

    In October, Customs and Border Protection released its official migrant numbers for fiscal year 2021 where reports showed U.S. authorities had detained migrants more than 1.7 million times along the border. In this week’s episode Theresa Cardinal Brown is joined by Anna Giaritelli, Valerie Gonzalez, and Angela Kocherga, a panel of journalists with years of experience covering the border, migration, and DHS policy.

    • 43 min
    Episode 106: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 106: This Week in Immigration

    On this week’s episode, Theresa Cardinal Brown is joined by guests Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow and Director of U.S. Immigration Policy at the Migration Policy Institute, and Ruth Wasem, BPC Fellow and Professor of Public Policy Practice at the University of Texas at Austin to discuss their new MPI report entitled “Toward A Better Immigration System: Fixing Immigration Governance at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

    • 43 min
    Episode 105: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 105: This Week in Immigration

    In this week’s episode we are joined by BPC regular Theresa Cardinal Brown with a closer look at the U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship and its impact on immigration and border policy. Then, we feature an extended segment of The Gavel where we will discuss the recent litigation and case developments surrounding the Migration Protection Protocols; the Title 42 order; and Mexico’s role in both of those policies. Finally, we’ll close out the episode by covering the new ICE enforcement 

    • 41 min
    Episode 104: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 104: This Week in Immigration

    This week’s episode will cover the Senate parliamentarian ruling on immigration, the unfolding Haitian migrant emergency on our Southern border, and the newly proposed federal regulation on DACA. But first, a special guest interview with BPC’s Senior Vice President, Bill Hoagland, to help us understand the history of the Budget Reconciliation process and the Byrd Rule. 

    • 45 min
    Episode 103: This Week in Immigration

    Episode 103: This Week in Immigration

    On this episode, BPC Director of Immigration and Cross-Border Policy Theresa Cardinal Brown joins to reflect on how 9/11 shaped the American immigration system. Later, BPC Immigration Fellow Sadikshya Nepal, and BPC Action Managing Director Laura Hall join to review the Democrats immigration reform plan meant to be included in the reconciliation package. 

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 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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