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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.

May 12, 2020

Alex Aleinikoff talks with Lucas Guttentag on the legality of Trump orders to ban the admission of immigrants and asylum seekers, and with Monette Zard and Ian Kysel about human rights principles that protect migrants even as states take strong measures to combat COVID-19.

Apr 22, 2020

Migrants workers fill jobs deemed essential in the response to the pandemic. They are also disproportionately represented in the most hard hit occupations. Julia Gelatt (Migration Policy Institute) and Marisol Orihuela and Muneer Ahmad (Yale Law School) join Alex Aleinikoff in two conversations on migrants and...

Mar 5, 2020

#AbolishIce has helped define the immigration debate in the U.S. It is a rallying cry by those opposed to Trump Administration policies and heavy-handed tactics of immigration officers. It has also been used as a cudgel against immigration advocates, who some of the Rights have claimed want "open borders." Hiroshi...