What better way to start the New Year than to listen to your missed and favorite episodes of Tempest Tossed?
To prepare for the new season, tune in today to hear from some of the leading experts in U.S. migration. Download on your favorite podcast platform!
In Case You Missed It:
The Doubly Displaced in the Bronx:
They came, they built, and they thrived in the Bronx. Now they are under attack again. Alexis Francisco, a community organizer with the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, and Angela Fernandez, New York State Human Rights Commissioner, tell us how immigrant communities displaced from their home countries to the United States fight for the right to remain in their homes in the Bronx.
Keeping the Flame Lit: A conversation with David Miliband on US refugee and asylum policy
“No refugees need apply” might well be the slogan of the Trump Administration. The Administration has drastically reduced refugee resettlement, pushed back asylum-seekers to Mexico, and pressured other countries to solve the US’s problems. David Miliband, President of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the scope and impact of the Trump policies and global trends on displacement.
Reporting Immigration in the Era of Trump: A Conversation with Jonathan Blitzer, Staff Writer for The New Yorker
The New Yorker’s immigration reporter Jonathan Blitzer joins host Alex Aleinikoff and journalist Ladane Nasseri to discuss U.S. border policy, the resignation of Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan and the Democrats’ difficult balancing act on immigration.
Dreaming and Legislating: A Conversation with New York State Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz
Tempest Tossed returns! Catalina Cruz, the first DREAMer in the New York State Assembly, joins Alex Aleinikoff to talk about immigration policy, differences between campaigning and governing, and how she advocates for her Queens, NY district and community.