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Monday, June 18, 2012

President Obama has announced a new policy on deportation of immigrants. Don Lyster of the National Immigration Law Center and Allan Wernick of CUNY Citizenship Now! field questions on how the policy may be implemented and what it means for local immigrant communities. Plus: Jeffrey Rosen of The New Republic gives an update on the Supreme Court decisions yet to be announced; and the Democratic candidates for the 13th Congressional district (Charles Rangel; Adriano Espaillat; Craig Schley; Joyce Johnson; and Clyde Edward Williams, Jr.) make their case for why they should win the June 26th primary.

Awaiting the Supreme Court

Jeffrey Rosen is a professor of law at The George Washington University, legal affairs editor of The New Republic, and author of The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America. As the Supreme Court's session nears completion, Rosen looks at the decisions to be decided, including the Affordable Care Act and the Arizona immigration case.

 

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Explaining Obama's Immigration Reform Plan

Don Lyster, Washington, D.C. director of the National Immigration Law Center, and Allan Wernick, professor of law at Baruch College and director of CUNY Citizenship Now!, discuss the effect of the Obama administration's immigration changes announced last Friday. Plus, journalist and an immigrant himself, Jose Antonio Vargas checks in with his reaction and discusses his Time Magazine cover story this week.

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13th Congressional District: Meet the Democratic Candidates

Charles Rangel, incumbent congressman, candidate Craig Schley, candidate Joyce Johnson, candidate Clyde Edward Williams, Jr., and Adriano Espaillat, New York State Senator, discuss their campaigns in the Democratic primary race to represent New York's 13th congressional district.

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Egypt Update

Wall Street Journal Middle East correspondent, Charles Levinson, weighs in on the latest out of Egypt, where it looks like the power struggle will continue for many more months.

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