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The Leonard Lopate Show

Migration-Extortion Industry Targets Children Fleeing Violence at the Border

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Kidnappers are targeting the more than fifty thousand unaccompanied child migrants fleeing violence in Central America. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Animal Love, Modernism in Paris, and Unraveling Spaghetti

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Understanding why we have pets. Bohemian Paris between 1900-1910. Charlie Palmer's American recipes. Dan Pashman on how to eat spaghetti. The migration-extortion industry at the border.

World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Europe's Mediterranean migrant crisis

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Europe's Mediterranean migrant crisis

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

Chris Christie's New Hampshire Plan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The polls say he’s dead. The NH town halls bring a jolt of life.

The Takeaway

A Blind Eye No More: The West's Responsibility in The Refugee Crisis

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hundreds of migrants are dying while crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy. Many argue that the West is finally seeing the consequences of abandonment—and months of denial.

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The Takeaway

Amit Chaudhuri on 'Odyssesus Abroad' and The Changing Identity of India

Friday, April 17, 2015

Writer Amit Chaudhuri discusses his latest novel, "Odysseus Abroad," and how the cultural inheritance of Indian writers spans multiple continents. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

With Immigration Reform in Flux, Unscrupulous "Notaries" Prey on Immigrants

Thursday, March 26, 2015

There is a critical shortage of legal services for immigrants. The result is a vast underworld of informal and usually illegal consultants, known in hispanic communities as notarios.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

America's Controversial Immigrant Family Detention Camps

Monday, March 23, 2015

When the number of refugees from Central America spiked last summer, the Obama administration announced plans to resume family detention, which it had previously abolished in 2009.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Shameful Immigration Policy, The Hidden Side of War

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Obama administration's family detention policy. WWI from the losers' perspectives. Patti LuPone's performances. Conflict at the Met. 

WNYC News

Possible Immigration Loophole Found in Queens Family Court

Friday, March 20, 2015

Some judges in the Queens Family Court system don't feel they can challenge tales of abuse.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Hoop Dreams Become Nightmares

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The demand for college basketball talent in the U.S. has led to human trafficking in countries like Nigeria. Alexandra Starr reports on a Nigerian teenager who got caught up in it.

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BackStory

Green Superheroes

Friday, March 13, 2015

With the American History Guys

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The Takeaway

The Poetry of Immigration

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Writer Luis Alberto Urrea's latest book is a collection of poems that explores the fractured identities of men and women torn between Mexico and the United States.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

Menendez, Hillary & Christie: Perfect Together

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Private flights from friends and hidden emails, sound familiar?

The Takeaway

Former DHS Chief to GOP: You've Picked The Wrong Battle

Friday, February 27, 2015

Tom Ridge, the nation's first director of Homeland Security, urges members of Congress to pass a clean bill and keep DHS funded.  

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Italian Americans: The Values of La Famiglia

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The new PBS series "The Italian Americans" chronicles the values of the group, from the waves of immigrants who arrived in the late 19th century to those who live here today.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Does President Obama Love America?" Edition

Friday, February 20, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the legality of Obama's immigration policy, the strategy of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's university cuts, and recent rhetorical assaults on the president.

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The Takeaway

Judge's Immigration Ruling Leaves Millions in Limbo

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

President Obama's executive action on immigration has been halted by a judge. One 21-year-old undocumented immigrant weighs in on his uncertain future.

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The Takeaway

Israel Is Your Home? Rabbi Urges European Jews To Stay Put

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu has called for mass immigration from Europe to Israel after recent attacks in France and Denmark, but many want to fight anti-Semitism in their home countries.

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The Takeaway

Judge Blocks White House on Immigration

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked key parts of President Obama's executive action on immigration. The ruling comes at a time when Congress is in a fight over this very issue.

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