Adrian Florido appears in the following:
Saturday, April 22, 2017
As California officials oppose the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, they wonder how far they can push. A legislator introduced a bill to not allow local authorities to work with ICE.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Juan Felipe Herrera is the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. NPR met with Herrera on World Poetry Day, March 21, 2017, to talk about the role of poetry in society.
Sunday, April 09, 2017
Hundreds of churches across the country are taking part in the "new sanctuary movement" by offering refuge to undocumented immigrants to protect them from deportation, but not without obstacles.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
A 2013 California law that granted driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally reduced hit-and-run accidents by 7 to 10 percent in 2015, meaning roughly 4,000 fewer hit-and-runs.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
This week on the podcast, Adrian Florido tackles this debate: When immigrants facing deportation seek sanctuary, should they make their stories public? Do they decide or does the church?
Thursday, March 09, 2017
The revival of playwright Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" reminds us that clothes and garments have long been the site upon which bigots can project their prejudices and fears.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
President Trump took a hard line against illegal immigration in his address to Congress. Democrats chose an immigrant activist who was brought to the U.S. illegally to give one of their responses.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Astrid Silva, who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child, says she will be talking to people like her parents who have been in the U.S. for years without a path to citizenship, "living in fear."
Sunday, February 19, 2017
"I don't have any issues with the press myself," the secretary of defense said during an interview while traveling in the United Arab Emirates.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
When Japanese-Americans were forced into WWII internment camps, many black families, migrating from the South, moved into their homes. But Japanese-Americans came back to the neighborhood later.
Friday, February 10, 2017
On Thursday the U.S. government deported a Mexican mother who had lived in the U.S. illegally for 21 years. Advocates say her case illustrates how the Trump administration has begun deporting immigrants who were not previously a priority.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
New data illustrate how deeply entrenched the racial wealth gap is. The reasons traverse the historical and deliberate exclusion of people of color from economic institutions and government programs.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
The president's executive order greatly expanded the category of immigrants who could be deported. Advocates think this will help forge new alliances in the effort to resist his plans.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of women came to the Capitol for the Women's March on Washington. On Sunday, many were heading home with a big question on their mind: Now what?
Saturday, January 21, 2017
One of the groups that traveled to Washington, D.C. to celebrate President Trump's inauguration was Bikers for Trump. They rode into the city on their motorcycles.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Unlike other migrants who arrive on American soil without visas, Cubans once had a unique place in U.S. immigration policy. Not anymore.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Latino leaders have been trying for months to meet with Trump. His transition team finally hosted a meeting on Tuesday. Attendees said most of those invited were conservative.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Nationwide, local officials have vowed to defy President-elect Donald Trump should he try to deport immigrants in their cities. Some advocates wish they had stood up sooner.
Monday, January 02, 2017
Local leaders in at least 30 states are taking a defiant stance against threats by the incoming Trump administration to deport immigrants living illegally in local communities.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
In many Cuban-American families, the aversion to Fidel Castro spanned generations. This is true even as children and grandchildren of the original exiles grew more liberal in their political beliefs. It's true in the Ramos family of Miami.