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9. COVID

Episode Nine: COVID In this episode Eli Dvorkin Center for an Urban Future Eli Dvorkin is the Editorial & Policy Director of the Center for an Urban Future, where he oversees the development of all publications and advances CUF’s research and recommendations on the critical policy challenges facing the city and state. Credits Alex Aleinikoff …

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8. Community Impact

Episode Eight: Enforcement and Immigrant Communities In this episode Bitta Mostofi Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs, New York City Bitta is Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) in New York City. Under her leadership, MOIA has created programs and policies to advance the integration of immigrant New Yorkers in to the city’s civic, …

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7. DACA

Episode SEVEN: DACA In this episode Cecilia Muñoz Former Domestic Policy Advisor Cecilia Muñoz is an American political advisor who served as Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council under President Obama, a position she held for five years. Prior to that, she served as the White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for three …

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6. Hector Tobar’s take on fences, immigration and the ‘Latino soul in age of hate”

Episode Six: Héctor Tobar on Borders of Race In this episode Héctor Tobar Author Héctor Tobar is the author of five books published in ten languages, including the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestseller: Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free. …

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5. The Wall

Episode FIve: The Wall In this episode Nick Miroff Washington Post Nick Miroff is a reporter for the Washington Post covering immigration enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security on the America desk. DW Gibson Author, 14 Miles: Building the Border Wall Credits Alex Aleinikoff Co-Host Deb Amos Co-Host Sahil Ansari Producer and Engineer Cassidy …

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4. Kids in Cages

Episode Four: Kids in Cages In this episode Dara Lind ProPublica Dara Lind covers immigration policy for ProPublica in Washington, DC. Before coming to ProPublica, she spent five years as Vox’s immigration reporter; she remains a regular co-host of the Vox podcast “The Weeds.” She’s been covering immigration in some form since the end of …

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3. Trump’s War on Asylum

Episode three: Trump’s war on Asylum In this episode Jonathan Blitzer The New Yorker Jonathan Blitzer is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He won a 2017 National Award for Education Reporting and has twice been a finalist–in 2016 and 2018–for the Livingston Award. Francisco Chavez Guatemalan Asylum Seeker Gaspar Cobo Guatemalan Asylum Seeker …

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2. Trump Travel Bans

Episode Two: First Measures In this episode Yeganeh Torbati ProPublica Yeganeh Torbati covers the U.S. federal government for ProPublica and is based in Washington, D.C. She was the first to reveal the Trump administration’s detailed plans to penalize foreigners who use public benefits by making it harder for them to get green cards. Molly Carr, …

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