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This Week in Immigration

Bipartisan Policy Center

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This Week in Immigration

This Week in Immigration

Bipartisan Policy Center

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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.

Latest Episodes

Episode 77: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, we have a supersized edition of the Gavel with Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón. They discuss the latest legal happenings in the courts for immigration policy, including the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco’s ruling to end TPS for several countries and the New York Southern District Court’s blocking of the implementation of President Trump’s July 2020 memo that excludes unauthorized immigrants from the Census count.

36 min6 d ago
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Episode 77: This Week in Immigration

Episode 76: This Week in Immigration

On this week's episode, we take a look back from earlier this summer to our second panel event in partnership with the Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC. In our three part-panel series "Once Upon an American Dream," examining the immigrant experience, this discussion focused on the Black immigrant experience in America.

57 min2 w ago
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Episode 76: This Week in Immigration

Episode 74: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón take a look at the Trump administration’s latest DACA memo in response to the Supreme Court decision in June; responses to ICE holding unaccompanied children in hotels at the border before expelling them and the "binary choice" being placed upon families in ICE detention; and the immigration provisions in the latest proposed COVID-19 relief bills.

32 minAUG 11
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Episode 74: This Week in Immigration

Episode 73: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump administration’s new efforts to bar the Census Bureau from counting unauthorized immigrants for allotting Congressional seats among the states, and the Trump Administration rescinding its international student ban after significant backlash.

36 minJUL 28
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Episode 73: This Week in Immigration

Episode 72: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump administration’s announcement requiring in-person classes for all foreign university students, the potential furlough of 70% of USCIS employees because of a decline in fees from applications, and the latest developments around building a physical and virtual border wall.

35 minJUL 13
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Episode 72: This Week in Immigration

Episode 71: This Week in Immigration

On this week's episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss last week’s Supreme Court DACA decision and how the Trump administration is stepping up its efforts to limit legal immigration during the pandemic. We also bring on special guest Ruth Wasem, Professor of Public Policy Practice at the LBJ School at the University of Texas in Austin, and a BPC Fellow, to discuss America’s modern asylum system.

37 minJUN 29
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Episode 71: This Week in Immigration

Episode 70: This Week in Immigration

In the wake of the death of George Floyd and others, host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón examine topics surrounding immigration law enforcement and racism, including the call to abolish ICE; the relationship between immigration prosecutions and non-citizen populations in federal custody and potential mirrors to the over-incarceration of black people in the U.S.; and the role race has played throughout the history of the U.S. immigration system.

35 minJUN 15
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Episode 70: This Week in Immigration

Episode 69: This Week in Immigration

In this week's episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss a new BPC-Morning Consult survey that gauged voters' responses to President Trump's executive order from April, the rumors of President Trump's plans to issue a new executive order addressing temporary work visas, and how the U.S. and countries around the world are taking steps toward reopening.

27 minJUN 1
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Episode 69: This Week in Immigration

Episode 68: This Week in Immigration

In a special edition of ‘This Week in Immigration, BPC regular Theresa Cardinal Brown sits down with BPC Fellow and University of Texas, LBJ School of Public PolicyProfessor Ruth Wasem to discuss the history of health provisions in U.S. immigration law, and how they have been used in the past to address pandemics as well as the current response to COVID-19.

35 minMAY 19
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Episode 68: This Week in Immigration

Episode 67: This Week in Immigration

In this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump Administration’s 60-day suspension on certain green card categories, as well as President Trump’s statement suggesting that state and local relief funds could be contingent on their sanctuary city policies. The team also has another edition of ‘The Gavel’ where they take a look at the legal happenings of DACA, the Public Charge, and more.

39 minMAY 4
Comments
Episode 67: This Week in Immigration

Latest Episodes

Episode 77: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, we have a supersized edition of the Gavel with Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón. They discuss the latest legal happenings in the courts for immigration policy, including the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco’s ruling to end TPS for several countries and the New York Southern District Court’s blocking of the implementation of President Trump’s July 2020 memo that excludes unauthorized immigrants from the Census count.

36 min6 d ago
Comments
Episode 77: This Week in Immigration

Episode 76: This Week in Immigration

On this week's episode, we take a look back from earlier this summer to our second panel event in partnership with the Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC. In our three part-panel series "Once Upon an American Dream," examining the immigrant experience, this discussion focused on the Black immigrant experience in America.

57 min2 w ago
Comments
Episode 76: This Week in Immigration

Episode 74: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón take a look at the Trump administration’s latest DACA memo in response to the Supreme Court decision in June; responses to ICE holding unaccompanied children in hotels at the border before expelling them and the "binary choice" being placed upon families in ICE detention; and the immigration provisions in the latest proposed COVID-19 relief bills.

32 minAUG 11
Comments
Episode 74: This Week in Immigration

Episode 73: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump administration’s new efforts to bar the Census Bureau from counting unauthorized immigrants for allotting Congressional seats among the states, and the Trump Administration rescinding its international student ban after significant backlash.

36 minJUL 28
Comments
Episode 73: This Week in Immigration

Episode 72: This Week in Immigration

On this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump administration’s announcement requiring in-person classes for all foreign university students, the potential furlough of 70% of USCIS employees because of a decline in fees from applications, and the latest developments around building a physical and virtual border wall.

35 minJUL 13
Comments
Episode 72: This Week in Immigration

Episode 71: This Week in Immigration

On this week's episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss last week’s Supreme Court DACA decision and how the Trump administration is stepping up its efforts to limit legal immigration during the pandemic. We also bring on special guest Ruth Wasem, Professor of Public Policy Practice at the LBJ School at the University of Texas in Austin, and a BPC Fellow, to discuss America’s modern asylum system.

37 minJUN 29
Comments
Episode 71: This Week in Immigration

Episode 70: This Week in Immigration

In the wake of the death of George Floyd and others, host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón examine topics surrounding immigration law enforcement and racism, including the call to abolish ICE; the relationship between immigration prosecutions and non-citizen populations in federal custody and potential mirrors to the over-incarceration of black people in the U.S.; and the role race has played throughout the history of the U.S. immigration system.

35 minJUN 15
Comments
Episode 70: This Week in Immigration

Episode 69: This Week in Immigration

In this week's episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss a new BPC-Morning Consult survey that gauged voters' responses to President Trump's executive order from April, the rumors of President Trump's plans to issue a new executive order addressing temporary work visas, and how the U.S. and countries around the world are taking steps toward reopening.

27 minJUN 1
Comments
Episode 69: This Week in Immigration

Episode 68: This Week in Immigration

In a special edition of ‘This Week in Immigration, BPC regular Theresa Cardinal Brown sits down with BPC Fellow and University of Texas, LBJ School of Public PolicyProfessor Ruth Wasem to discuss the history of health provisions in U.S. immigration law, and how they have been used in the past to address pandemics as well as the current response to COVID-19.

35 minMAY 19
Comments
Episode 68: This Week in Immigration

Episode 67: This Week in Immigration

In this week’s episode, Host Jordan LaPier and BPC regulars Theresa Cardinal Brown and Cris Ramón discuss the Trump Administration’s 60-day suspension on certain green card categories, as well as President Trump’s statement suggesting that state and local relief funds could be contingent on their sanctuary city policies. The team also has another edition of ‘The Gavel’ where they take a look at the legal happenings of DACA, the Public Charge, and more.

39 minMAY 4
Comments
Episode 67: This Week in Immigration
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