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In a nearly four-hour hearing in the House this week, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson answered questions about the killing, earlier this month, of Kathryn Steinle on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. One of those questions was why an undocumented immigrant with felony convictions hadn’t been deported. Steinle was shot by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, who admitted killing her but maintains that it was an accident. Lopez-Sanchez had been deported back to Mexico five times, and had recently been released from a federal prison.

Credits

Guests:
Seung Min Kim - Politico - @seungminkim, Manuel Pastor - University of Southern California - @Prof_MPastor

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath