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Photo credit: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Picture taken on February 7, 2017. (Courtesy Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Reuters)

Homeland Security memos broaden immigration enforcement 10 MIN, 18 SEC

New memos from the Department of Homeland Security outline the priorities for addressing undocumented immigrants crossing the border. They expand the category of people who are eligible for deportation to practically anyone who doesn’t have papers.

Guests:
Dara Lind, Vox (@DLind)

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The government just put out the blueprint for President Trump’s immigration crackdown

LA sheriff blocked from disclosing names of 300 problem deputies 6 MIN, 42 SEC

The LA County Sheriff’s Department has identified 300 deputies with histories of misconduct. That’s 3 percent of the department, which has more than 9000 deputies. Sheriff Jim McDonnell wants to send that list to prosecutors. But a court said no after the deputies union objected.

Guests:
Maya Lau, LA Times (@mayalau)

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A court is blocking L.A. County sheriff from handing over a list of 300 problem deputies

Ann Ravel on the future of campaign finance reform and why she resigned from the FEC 10 MIN, 40 SEC

Ann Ravel, one of the Democratic members of the Federal Election Commission, has resigned in protest to the agency’s failure to enforce campaign finance laws. She says because of Republican obstruction, it’s impossible for the commission to do its job.

Guests:
Ann Ravel, New America Foundation (@AnnMRavel)

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Dysfunction and Deadlock at the Federal Election Commission

Traveling through Russia's heartland 14 MIN, 56 SEC

Journalist and author Lisa Dickey traveled to Russia over 20 years to document the changes outside Moscow. She found a lot of support for Vladimir Putin, even among gay Russians.

Guests:
Lisa Dickey, Author, "Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia." (@LisaWritesBooks)

Shakeup at LA Lakers, with Magic Johnson in leadership role 6 MIN, 8 SEC

Lakers co-owner Jeanie Buss fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss. She installed a familiar face as the new president of basketball operations.

Guests:
Randy Sklar, comedian and sports commentator (@SklarBrothers)

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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak, exec Jim Buss relieved of duties as Magic Johnson takes over basketball operations

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