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Photo credit; U.S. border patrol agent Alessio Faccin walks along the border fence separating Mexico from the United States near Calexico, California, U.S. February 8, 2017. Picture taken February 8, 2017. (Mike Blake/ Reuters)

Phoenix woman becomes lightning rod for Trump's new policy on undocumented immigrants 9 MIN, 47 SEC

Garcia de Rayos was deported after showing up for a routine meeting with a local immigration officer. In past years, officials reviewed her case, then released her. But this time was different because we have a new president. And President Trump signed an executive order in January that expanded the definition of criminal aliens.

Guests:
Dara Lind, Vox (@DLind)
Melissa Keaney, National Immigration Law Center (@NILC_org)

More:
She Showed Up Yearly to Meet Immigration Agents. Now They’ve Deported Her.
L.A. region is home to 1 million immigrants who are in the country illegally, analysis shows

State Dept. nervous about Trump's unconventional phone calls 8 MIN, 29 SEC

In a recent leaked call with France’s president, Trump reportedly went on a tirade about China and NATO. Phone conversations with other countries like Germany, Mexico and Russia have State Department officials concerned about the future of diplomacy.

Guests:
Nahal Toosi, Politico (@nahaltoosi)

More:
Trump’s faux-pas diplomacy

Mayor Garcetti aims to make LA 3 degrees cooler 9 MIN, 34 SEC

Climate models show that LA will keep getting hotter. Mayor Garcetti wants to do something about it -- reduce our average temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years. We find out how.

Guests:
Matt Petersen, City of Los Angeles (@mattspete)
George Ban-Weiss, USC

More:
L.A.’s mayor wants to lower the city’s temperature. These scientists are figuring out how to do it

Today's anger rooted in Enlightenment ideas of democracy 15 MIN, 45 SEC

These days, there’s populist anger behind Donald Trump’s election, anger against immigrants and refugees. There’s ISIS and terrorism. If all this seems unprecedented, it isn’t. A new book traces the roots of our current fury.

Guests:
Pankaj Mishra, Author, "Age of Anger: A History of the Present”

More:
What America’s violent transition to modernity has in common with the rise of Islamic extremism.

Age of Anger

Pankaj Mishra

Required for US entry: social media passwords? 5 MIN, 56 SEC

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Congress that his department is getting more serious about the vetting process, which means travelers from certain countries might have to hand over their social media passwords before entering the US.

Guests:
Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net (@xeni)

More:
DHS Secretary Says Agency Is Planning On Demanding Foreigners' Social Media Account Passwords

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