Niels Frenzen

Professor of Law, University of Southern California Law School

Guest

Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Law School and Director of its Immigration Clinic

Niels Frenzen on KCRW

The UN wants the US to start calling migrants at our borders “refugees.” We talk about the power of the distinction.

“Migrant” vs “Refugee”

The UN wants the US to start calling migrants at our borders “refugees.” We talk about the power of the distinction.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement  has rounded up and detained increasing numbers of undocumented people in the past five years.

Are Immigrants Dying in US Prisons for Lack of Decent Healthcare?

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has rounded up and detained increasing numbers of undocumented people in the past five years.

from To the Point

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement still won't talk about 400
immigrants removed a week ago from a detention center on Terminal Island  without notice  to lawyers or family…

ICE Shuts Down San Pedro Immigration Detention Facility without Notice to Attorneys or Families

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement still won't talk about 400 immigrants removed a week ago from a detention center on Terminal Island without notice to lawyers or family…

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More people are experiencing homelessness in New York City than in all of LA County.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

Santa Monica has a reputation as a paradise for lefties. But the city isn’t exactly welcoming to Latinos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The second American Revolution: A work in progress

from Scheer Intelligence

For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined