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Immigrants

The Brian Lehrer Show

Immigrants: What Risks Did You Take When You Came To the US?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Immigrants: What risks did you take when you came to the United States to live? 

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WNYC News

City's Muni ID Card Set To Launch

Friday, January 09, 2015

New York City is expected to launch a municipal identification card program — the biggest in the country — on Monday.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fending for Yourself and High School Choice

Monday, November 24, 2014

The deadline to choose a high school is December 2. For immigrant students, this process can reinforce the inequities it seeks to solve.

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The Takeaway

Immigration & A Changing America: Your Conversation

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama finally announced his long-expected executive action on immigration. The politicians have had their say—how do you feel about the plan? Join the discussion here.

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The Takeaway

Prepare For a Presidential Push on Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Up to four million undocumented immigrants may soon get a reprieve from deportation under the president's plan. Hear Obama's speech tonight at 8 PM on WNYC.

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The Takeaway

GOP, White House Go Toe-to-Toe on Immigration

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

President Obama has all but signed an executive order to defer the deportation of many undocumented immigrants, a move that caused an uproar among the GOP.

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New Tech City

She'd Pay Anything to Go to Space

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Lina Borozdina took out a second mortgage. Anousheh Ansari forewent motherhood. All either of them wanted was to see earth from above, and the way they tell it, it's worth the sacrifice.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 393: Two Peas in a Pod

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Tina Vasquez tells her mother, Sonia Vasquez, about what it was like to grow up broke in the 1990s.

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PRI's The World

When environmental activists march in New York, look for immigrants at the head of the parade

Friday, September 19, 2014

A climate change march expected to draw thousands in New York on Sunday will be led in part by groups of immigrants. Organizers say it shows that the movement for action on climate change is broadening beyond the traditional profile of environmental activists.

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PRI's The World

African immigrants in Colorado are finding their political voice

Thursday, September 04, 2014

In Colorado, Africans are second only to Latin Americans among the state's immigrant populations. Until now, they've been largely absent from Colorado's politics, but new candidates and civic groups with African roots are pushing the community nearer to the political spotlight.

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PRI's The World

A Japanese American magician named 'Honesty' tricks out Cambridge crowds

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Summer time means an influx of street performers in busy cities all around the world. In Cambridge, it mean it's time for 22-year-old Makoto to perform his magic tricks and dream of the big time.

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Schoolbook

A Foreign Melody: Bel Kaufman Expounds on Pedagogical Concerns

Monday, July 28, 2014

WNYC

Bel Kaufman, who died on Friday at 103, became an unofficial spokeswoman for the urban teacher after her book Up the Down Staircase was published in 1965. Hear her humor and insight in this rare audio treat.

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WNYC News

New Americans on the 4th of July

Friday, July 04, 2014

A video slideshow of the thoughts of immigrants who became U.S. citizens this week.

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WNYC News

City Council Passes Municipal ID Bill

Thursday, June 26, 2014

WNYC

The de Blasio administration now has to get private businesses to buy into the program.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Wish Fulfillment

Friday, April 25, 2014

Gary Shteyngart's hamburger obsession, and flying carpets.

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Selected Shorts

Gary Shteyngart Talks with Hannah Tinti

Friday, April 25, 2014

Gary Shteyngart spoke with SHORTS literary commentator Hannah Tinti about how food helped link him to America, about his writing, and the making of his memoir Little Failure, for the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Selected Shorts

Sixty-Nine Cent Hamburger

Friday, April 25, 2014

This reading by Alex Karpovsky of Gary Shteyngart’s “Sixty-Nine Cents” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Wish Fulfillment,” hosted by Parker Posey.

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WNYC News

What de Blasio's ID Cards Could Accomplish

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

In New York City, immigrants have access to many services even if they don't have legal status. But advocates say Mayor de Blasio’s announcement that the city will issue municipal ID cards is important.

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WNYC News

Which Neighborhood Has the Most Immigrants? It's Not Chinatown.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The city's foreign-born population has crossed the 3 million mark, a figure without precedent in municipal history and indicative of a decades-long metamorphosis of New York's character. 

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WNYC News

Immigrants Lead City in Economic Growth

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Immigrant-rich neighborhoods in New York continue to show stronger economic growth than the rest of the city, according to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's office. 

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