Tempest Tossed

Tempest Tossed Pre-Election Edition: All Trump all the time— a conversation with Roberto Suro, professor of journalism and public policy at the University of Southern California

Tempest Tossed Pre-Election Edition: All Trump all the time— a conversation with Roberto Suro, professor of journalism and public policy at the University of Southern California

President Trump has dominated the pre-election news by returning to a theme that probably brought him the Presidency— immigration. Roberto…

Inciting Fear:  Trump and the “Caravan”–a conversation with Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute

Inciting Fear: Trump and the “Caravan”–a conversation with Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute

According to Donald Trump, a group of several thousand Hondurans fleeing violence and poverty who are on foot and 1000…

“Public Charge” Explained: What the Trump Administration’s proposed rule will do and why it matters. A conversation with Mark Greenberg of the Migration Policy Institute

“Public Charge” Explained: What the Trump Administration’s proposed rule will do and why it matters. A conversation with Mark Greenberg of the Migration Policy Institute

The Trump Administration has proposed a new rule that will affect every person seeking to enter the United States or receive a green card–it will greatly expand the number of people who can be excluded from the U.S. because they are “likely to become a public charge.” What does “public charge” mean and how would the new rule work? And why is the Trump Administration proposing it? Mark Greenberg, Senior Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute, joins Alex Aleinikoff for an in-depth discussion of the proposed rule and its potential consequences.