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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.

Jul 9, 2019

Are we made to migrate? What makes us move and how do we do it? We answer these questions and more with an anatomist, an endurance athlete, and a forensic anthropologist, as we take a closer look at the US/Mexico border from a new perspective--one of basic human need and physical adaptation.

Jul 2, 2019

How did the Statue of Liberty become a symbol for immigration in the United States? What does it stand for today? In this episode we talk with Professor Mae Ngai about the Statue’s history, and how its meaning in the American public mind has changed over time. We also speak with activist Patricia Okoumou, who climbed...