FROM Daniel Sharp
Local Central Americans Fear Deportation Federal immigration agents are conducting raids around the country, with plans to deport immigrants from Central America whose claims for asylum have been rejected. So far, Immigration and Customs Enforcement—or ICE -- hasn't come to Los Angeles. But immigrant rights groups are helping them get ready for agents to come to their doors. Daniel Sharp is legal director at CARECEN, the Central American Resource Center.
Obama’s Immigration Action Could Have Big Impact on L.A. President Obama announced an executive action on immigration last night. It’s likely to have a big impact locally; here in L.A. as many as 500,000 immigrants could be impacted by the plan -- the most of any city in the nation.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.