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Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility

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Conversations on immigration and refugees that go beyond the predictable soundbites. Join Alex Aleinikoff and guests for in-depth discussions on what's happening on the ground and how to understand current policy debates.

Latest Episodes

Entry Denied: COVID

How did COVID-19 provide the Trump Administration the ‘silver bullet’ to accomplish long-standing immigration goals that in fact had little to with the pandemic? And why has COVID had a disproportionate impact on immigrant communities?

19 min2 w ago
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Entry Denied: COVID

Entry Denied: Enforcement and Immigrant Communities

Trump immigration policies have spread fear through immigrant communities, threatening deportation of long-resident migrants and inflicting deep harms on family members who remain in the United States. Journalist Julia Preston and NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Bitta Mostofi assess the consequences.

23 minAUG 26
Comments
Entry Denied: Enforcement and Immigrant Communities

Entry Denied: DACA

Two Presidents have taken actions with dramatic consequences for more than 700,000 "Dreamers." Cecelia Munoz, domestic policy advisor to President Obama, discusses how DACA came to be; law professor Michael Olivas explains the Supreme Court opinion invalidating President Trump's order to end DACA; and DACA recipient Daniela Alulema tells us how these actions have affected her life.

27 minAUG 18
Comments
Entry Denied: DACA

Entry Denied: Hector Tobar On Borders of Race

Author and journalist Hector Tobar joins Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos to discuss the how "the Wall" and Latino immigration are shaping understanding of race and belonging in the United States.

25 minAUG 11
Comments
Entry Denied: Hector Tobar On Borders of Race

Entry Denied: The Wall

How much of Trump's border wall has been built? Will it stop undocumented migration? What do people living in the border region think about it? Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos talk with Washington Post reporter Nick Miroff and DW Gibson, author of the recently published 14 Miles: Building the Border Wall.

28 minJUL 28
Comments
Entry Denied: The Wall

Entry Denied: Kids in Cages

In an attempt to deter the arrival of families seeking asylum at the southwest border, the Trump Administration adopted a policy of criminally prosecuting parents and separating them from their children. Dara Lind (ProPublica) and Dr. Ranit Mishori (Physicians for Human Rights) discuss these extraordinary actions--the public outrage they engendered and the harms they inflicted.

25 minJUL 21
Comments
Entry Denied: Kids in Cages

Entry Denied: Trump's War on Asylum

The New Yorker's Jonathan Blitzer describes the avalanche of policies the Trump Administration has adopted to stem the flow of Central American asylum seekers to the US. Gaspar Cobo and Franciso Chavez, two Guatemalan asylum-seekers stopped at the border for more than a year, describe their reasons for coming and the difficulties they face in getting their claims heard.

28 minJUL 14
Comments
Entry Denied: Trump's War on Asylum

Entry Denied: The Trump Travel Bans

In a range of actions of startling scope, President Trump has denied entry to persons from a number of Muslim-majority countries and African states and has dramatically decreased the number of refugees admitted to the US. Using the justification of the COVID-19 crisis, he has now extended entry bans to most persons eligible to enter as immigrants. Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos discuss the impact of these unprecedented orders with a journalist, a refugee and the director of a refugee resettlement agency.

21 minJUL 7
Comments
Entry Denied: The Trump Travel Bans

Entry Denied: How We Got Here: The Trump Campaign and Immigration

Walls, a ban on Muslims, a promise to end DACA: How did immigration become a central feature of Donald Trump's campaign for President? Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos talk with New York Times reporters Michael Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis who share their first hand accounts.

33 minJUN 30
Comments
Entry Denied: How We Got Here: The Trump Campaign and Immigration

Coming Soon...Entry Denied: Immigration Policy in the Time of Trump

On June 30, Tempest Tossed returns with a special 8-part series: Entry Denied: Immigration policy in the time of Trump. Co-hosted by Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos, Entry Denied examines the dramatic impact of Trump policies on migrants, refugees, immigrant communities and the nation.

2 minJUN 23
Comments
Coming Soon...Entry Denied: Immigration Policy in the Time of Trump

Latest Episodes

Entry Denied: COVID

How did COVID-19 provide the Trump Administration the ‘silver bullet’ to accomplish long-standing immigration goals that in fact had little to with the pandemic? And why has COVID had a disproportionate impact on immigrant communities?

19 min2 w ago
Comments
Entry Denied: COVID

Entry Denied: Enforcement and Immigrant Communities

Trump immigration policies have spread fear through immigrant communities, threatening deportation of long-resident migrants and inflicting deep harms on family members who remain in the United States. Journalist Julia Preston and NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Bitta Mostofi assess the consequences.

23 minAUG 26
Comments
Entry Denied: Enforcement and Immigrant Communities

Entry Denied: DACA

Two Presidents have taken actions with dramatic consequences for more than 700,000 "Dreamers." Cecelia Munoz, domestic policy advisor to President Obama, discusses how DACA came to be; law professor Michael Olivas explains the Supreme Court opinion invalidating President Trump's order to end DACA; and DACA recipient Daniela Alulema tells us how these actions have affected her life.

27 minAUG 18
Comments
Entry Denied: DACA

Entry Denied: Hector Tobar On Borders of Race

Author and journalist Hector Tobar joins Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos to discuss the how "the Wall" and Latino immigration are shaping understanding of race and belonging in the United States.

25 minAUG 11
Comments
Entry Denied: Hector Tobar On Borders of Race

Entry Denied: The Wall

How much of Trump's border wall has been built? Will it stop undocumented migration? What do people living in the border region think about it? Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos talk with Washington Post reporter Nick Miroff and DW Gibson, author of the recently published 14 Miles: Building the Border Wall.

28 minJUL 28
Comments
Entry Denied: The Wall

Entry Denied: Kids in Cages

In an attempt to deter the arrival of families seeking asylum at the southwest border, the Trump Administration adopted a policy of criminally prosecuting parents and separating them from their children. Dara Lind (ProPublica) and Dr. Ranit Mishori (Physicians for Human Rights) discuss these extraordinary actions--the public outrage they engendered and the harms they inflicted.

25 minJUL 21
Comments
Entry Denied: Kids in Cages

Entry Denied: Trump's War on Asylum

The New Yorker's Jonathan Blitzer describes the avalanche of policies the Trump Administration has adopted to stem the flow of Central American asylum seekers to the US. Gaspar Cobo and Franciso Chavez, two Guatemalan asylum-seekers stopped at the border for more than a year, describe their reasons for coming and the difficulties they face in getting their claims heard.

28 minJUL 14
Comments
Entry Denied: Trump's War on Asylum

Entry Denied: The Trump Travel Bans

In a range of actions of startling scope, President Trump has denied entry to persons from a number of Muslim-majority countries and African states and has dramatically decreased the number of refugees admitted to the US. Using the justification of the COVID-19 crisis, he has now extended entry bans to most persons eligible to enter as immigrants. Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos discuss the impact of these unprecedented orders with a journalist, a refugee and the director of a refugee resettlement agency.

21 minJUL 7
Comments
Entry Denied: The Trump Travel Bans

Entry Denied: How We Got Here: The Trump Campaign and Immigration

Walls, a ban on Muslims, a promise to end DACA: How did immigration become a central feature of Donald Trump's campaign for President? Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos talk with New York Times reporters Michael Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis who share their first hand accounts.

33 minJUN 30
Comments
Entry Denied: How We Got Here: The Trump Campaign and Immigration

Coming Soon...Entry Denied: Immigration Policy in the Time of Trump

On June 30, Tempest Tossed returns with a special 8-part series: Entry Denied: Immigration policy in the time of Trump. Co-hosted by Alex Aleinikoff and Deb Amos, Entry Denied examines the dramatic impact of Trump policies on migrants, refugees, immigrant communities and the nation.

2 minJUN 23
Comments
Coming Soon...Entry Denied: Immigration Policy in the Time of Trump

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