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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 14, 2020

The New Yorker's Jonathan Blitzer describes the avalanche of policies the Trump Administration has adopted to stem the flow of Central American asylum seekers to the US. Gaspar Cobo and Franciso Chavez, two Guatemalan asylum-seekers stopped at the border for more than a year, describe their reasons for coming and the difficulties they face in getting their claims heard.