Immigration

Part of Vice President Harris’ portfolio is tackling the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Once they’re in U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

By the end of Trump’s presidency, the cap on how many refugees could be admitted to the U.S. each year was down to 15,000.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Biden administration came in with a promise to undo the harsh immigration policies of the Trump era.

Biden preserves Trump’s Title 42, which makes migrants easy prey for organized crime

The Biden administration came in with a promise to undo the harsh immigration policies of the Trump era.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the coming days, LA County will begin hosting thousands of unaccompanied minors, children fleeing poverty and violence mostly in Central America.

Long Beach and Pomona to welcome migrant kids. But some activists aren’t happy

In the coming days, LA County will begin hosting thousands of unaccompanied minors, children fleeing poverty and violence mostly in Central America.

from Greater LA

In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

California to temporarily house young migrants, bringing stories of human suffering into sharper focus

In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

from KCRW Features

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously last night to make the Long Beach Convention Center a temporary shelter for migrant children.

Migrant kids will be sheltered in Long Beach, following San Diego’s lead

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously last night to make the Long Beach Convention Center a temporary shelter for migrant children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 170,000 migrants were apprehended in March. It’s the largest surge in 15 years.

US-Mexico border surge: Dangerous homelands might play bigger role than Biden immigration policy

This week, Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 170,000 migrants were apprehended in March. It’s the largest surge in 15 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senator Alex Padilla is in Inglewood today, touring the coronavirus mass vaccination site at SoFi Stadium. Earlier this month, he unveiled the Citizenship for Essential Workers Act.

New California Senator Alex Padilla on increasing COVID vaccinations and passing immigration reform

Senator Alex Padilla is in Inglewood today, touring the coronavirus mass vaccination site at SoFi Stadium. Earlier this month, he unveiled the Citizenship for Essential Workers Act.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If passed by the Senate, the Dream and Promise Act would give nearly 2.5 million immigrants in the U.S. a chance to become citizens.

Path to citizenship for farmworkers and Dreamers: Immigration bills pass the House, but what about Senate?

If passed by the Senate, the Dream and Promise Act would give nearly 2.5 million immigrants in the U.S. a chance to become citizens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Richard Castorena coordinates resources to California farmworkers through his organization Binational of Central California.

25,000 miles and counting: How Ricardo Castorena helps farm workers across California

Richard Castorena coordinates resources to California farmworkers through his organization Binational of Central California.

from Good Food

An increasing number of unaccompanied minors have been trying to enter the U.S. via the Mexico border.

US-Mexico border sees surge of unaccompanied minors. What does this mean for the Biden administration?

An increasing number of unaccompanied minors have been trying to enter the U.S. via the Mexico border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden aims to tackle immigration reform in the early days of his administration. Progressives are pushing him to go big.

Pathway to citizenship for US’ 11 million undocumented immigrants: Will it happen under Biden administration?

President Biden aims to tackle immigration reform in the early days of his administration. Progressives are pushing him to go big.

from Greater LA

With a new Joe Biden administration, undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief.

Undocumented immigrants in LA are counting on President Biden to help them feel safe and secure

With a new Joe Biden administration, undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief.

from KCRW Features

Thousands of migrants have been showing up at the U.S. Mexico border in recent weeks, hoping that President Biden’s more lenient immigration agenda means they’ll get a chance to cross.

Zero tolerance is out. How President Biden is changing immigration enforcement

Thousands of migrants have been showing up at the U.S. Mexico border in recent weeks, hoping that President Biden’s more lenient immigration agenda means they’ll get a chance to cross.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Alex Padilla talks about his journey from Pacoima to Washington D.C. and his plans in the Senate.

‘We're fired up and ready to work’: California Senator Alex Padilla on COVID relief and immigration reform

Alex Padilla talks about his journey from Pacoima to Washington D.C. and his plans in the Senate.

from Greater LA

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he sent a comprehensive immigration bill to Congress that would put the U.S.’

Biden strengthens protections for Dreamers, stops border wall construction, enacts deportation moratorium

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he sent a comprehensive immigration bill to Congress that would put the U.S.’

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Becerra was picked in part because he has been the epicenter of the Trump resistance,” says law professor Jessica Levinson.

Xavier Becerra tapped to lead HHS and COVID response. Plus federal judge says DACA must be reinstated

“Becerra was picked in part because he has been the epicenter of the Trump resistance,” says law professor Jessica Levinson.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Can undocumented immigrants be excluded from the Census? That’s the question before the Supreme Court today. The Trump administration is arguing they should be.

Supreme Court hears a big immigration case, Amy Coney Barrett swings the court to the right

Can undocumented immigrants be excluded from the Census? That’s the question before the Supreme Court today. The Trump administration is arguing they should be.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue described the Trump administration’s efforts as “fighting for our farmers, ranchers, and rural America.”

Tariffs, federal assistance, immigration: farming under Trump

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue described the Trump administration’s efforts as “fighting for our farmers, ranchers, and rural America.”

from Good Food

Author Laila Lalami explores identity and belonging in her new memoir, “Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America.”

Laila Lalami on what happens when a US border agent gets to decide who looks like a citizen

Author Laila Lalami explores identity and belonging in her new memoir, “Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand