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Conversations on immigration and refugees that go beyond the predictable soundbites. Join Alex Aleinikoff and guests for in-depth discussions on what's happening on the ground and how to understand current policy debates.

Sep 13, 2018

Immigrants commit more crimes? Don't learn English? Hurt the U.S. economy?  These are "zombie ideas"-- false claims that refuse to die.  Professor Rubén Rumbaut sets the record straight.


Aug 30, 2018

Alex Aleinikoff speaks with David Martin on why he resigned from the Department of Homeland Security's Advisory Council, what he objects to in Trump Administration immigration policies and what balanced and responsible immigration policy could look like.


Aug 21, 2018

Alex Aleinikoff speaks with Professor Lauren Gilbert on the detention of re-united immigrant families and the difficult choices they face:  should they return to their home countries together, should the parent return and child stay in the U.S., or should the family remain in ICE detention to pursue claims to political...


Aug 2, 2018

Alex Aleinikoff speaks with Georgetown Law Professor Marty Lederman on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the travel ban.