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Obama Calls for $1 Billion for Central America

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

In his latest budget, President Obama calls for Congress to provide $1 billion to help Central America improve security, education and the economic health of the region.

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The Takeaway

Want a Diploma? Pass the Citizenship Exam First

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Arizona has become the first state to require all high school students to pass a citizenship exam in order to graduate. We created a quiz with real questions from the test—take it here. 

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Death, Sex & Money

Margaret Cho's Sex Education

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Comedian Margaret Cho frequently jokes about her wild sexual adventures. But now, she says she wants something less X-rated and more like a middle school romance. 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

France after the Islamist attacks

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

France after the Islamist attacks

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The Takeaway

GOP Votes to Block Funding for Executive Action on Immigration

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Republican leadership insists that the vote has nothing to do with immigration and that it's all about holding the president accountable for executive overreach.

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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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The Takeaway

Terror in France Highlights Tensions in Europe

Thursday, January 08, 2015

This week's terrorist attack in Paris underscored the longstanding tensions between immigrants—particularly Muslim immigrants—and citizens of the European Union.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What it Means to be Chinese American

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Author, educator and entrepreneur Eric Liu explores language and identity and looks at what it means to be Chinese American today.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Hosts Mayoral Immigration Summit

Monday, December 08, 2014

Democratic Mayors from across the country are coordinating their efforts to ensure rapid implementation of President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New America

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

William Frey shares the good news about diversity and the globailized, multiracial country the United States is becoming.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Mandu from Mali Thought of Obama's Immigration Speech

Friday, November 21, 2014

Teary-eyed Mandu, who's been in New York 25 years and raised four daughters born at Bellevue, was one of a handful of New Yorkers who called in overjoyed that they'll get to stay here.

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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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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Is Thanksgiving Red or Blue?" Edition

Friday, November 21, 2014

David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss President Obama's immigration overhaul, the politics of the Keystone Pipeline, and whether Thanksgiving is a liberal or a conservative holiday.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Changing America, a Brewing Revolution, and Fighting Rape Culture

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Takeaway looks at President Obama's action on immigration, a look at the violent protests in Mexico, and the allegations of sexual assault facing comedian Bill Cosby. 

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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WNYC News

City Gears Up For Obama Action On Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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The de Blasio administration is planning a citywide campaign to help city residents take advantage of the new programs President Obama will announce Thursday.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Test of Powers, A Genius Filmmaker, and A Battle Against Dude Culture

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Takeaway explores President Obama's anticipated announcement on immigration, we remember iconic director Mike Nichols, and we explore the sexist scandal surrounding Uber.

Slate Culture Gabfest

The Superfest East, Live in Brooklyn Edition

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Culturefest joins the Political Gabfest and Hang Up and Listen, onstage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg with emcee Dan Kois, for a blockbuster show in front of a live audience.

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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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WNYC News

NY Immigration Advocates Urge Obama to Act Now

Sunday, November 16, 2014

President Obama is expected to enact immigration reforms without congressional input, and advocates for immigrants are urging him to follow through.

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