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The Brian Lehrer Show

An Immigration Executive Order, Without Congress

Friday, November 14, 2014

Sources say the President is planning on signing an executive order on immigration as early as next week. We'll hear what's in it and what it means for a future immigration bill.

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The Takeaway

Immigration: A Bishop's View from the Border

Thursday, November 13, 2014

As Congress debates immigration reform, Mark Seitz, Bishop of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas describes the fears and concerns of young immigrant children grappling with broken families.

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The Takeaway

Migrant Crisis Escalates Worldwide

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In 2014 alone, as many as 74,000 unaccompanied children will show up at the U.S.-Mexico border. More than 130,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean from Africa.

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The Takeaway

Will the GOP Take on Immigration Reform?

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

As lawmakers head back to Washington D.C. today, one item looms over the remainder of this session: The prospect of immigration reform. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: An Epic Space Chase, a Global Migrant Crisis, and a Fight Against Voter Apathy

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Takeaway looks at the 4-billion mile mission of the Rosetta spacecraft, the migrant crisis from the U.S. to Europe, and the ways voting in the United States could be easier.

The Takeaway

America's Dark History of Medical Apartheid

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

From Typhoid Mary to the AIDS epidemic to the Ebola crisis: The language of exclusion has a long history in terms of fighting disease in the United States.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Farms, Factories, and the Fate of Our Food System

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ted Genoways examines the state of the meatpacking industry, and how it affects animal welfare, food safety, and the health and safety of those who work on the line in processing plants.

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FT Big Read

Silk Road Redux - a conversation with Tobias Buck

Friday, October 17, 2014

Silk Road Redux - a conversation with Tobias Buck

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FT Big Read

Why Chinese migrants are doing so well in Spain

Friday, October 10, 2014

Why Chinese migrants are doing so well in Spain

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 391: A Grave Responsibility

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Dr. Lori Baker, a forensic scientist, tells her husband, Dr. Erich Baker, about identifying bodies of immigrants who died while attempting to cross into the United States.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Melissa Mark-Viverito on Fund for Unaccompanied Minors

Monday, September 29, 2014

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses the new public/private fund for unaccompanied minors facing deportation.

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WNYC News

How Chinese Americans Overcame Exclusion

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A new exhibit at the New York Historical Society explores the immigrant group's experience in the U.S., starting with the Chinese Exclusion Act.

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PRI's The World

A teen's parents are allowed to stay in the US, but he still faces deportation

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Carlos Ramos, a teenager living in Massachusetts, started the new school year with a lot on his mind. At the top of the list was whether he'll be able to stay with his parents, who have permission to remain in the US, or be deported back to El Salvador.

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PRI's The World

Why the sugary sweetness of mithai is a social currency in India

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

When Indian-American writer Deepak Singh went home to India this summer, he ate what felt like a year's worth of mithai — Indian sweets. But along the way, he realized that they're more than just sugary treats.

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PRI's The World

This woman's gaming career took off in the back of her parents' Chinese restaurant

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lilian Chen grew up playing video games in the back of her parent's Chinese restaurant. She navigates between her life Chinese heritage at home and her American lifestyle at school. But it was in the world of gaming where Chen found home.

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WNYC News

A Lawyer Corps for City Immigrants

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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In New York City, competent immigration attorneys are in short supply. Now a new program, the first of its kind, could change immigrants' experience of American justice.

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PRI's The World

How wartime prejudice brought young Japanese Americans together for life

Monday, September 22, 2014

In the years around World War II, exclusion and racial prejudice led Japanese American girls to form hundreds of social clubs to get through the tough times — and have fun. And almost 70 years later, their bonds are just as strong as ever.

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On Being

Richard Rodriguez — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Richard Rodriguez with Krista Tippett

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Chinese Americans and the American Dream

Wednesday, September 17, 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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