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After Threats Of ICE Raids, A Look At What's Next

Jul 15, 2019

For weeks, undocumented communities braced themselves for large-scale immigration raids targeting those who live here illegally.

President Trump had announced these roundups would take place across the country over the weekend. This hour, we hear what actually happened. 

We examine immigration policies under the Trump administration. As the president calls for major changes to the asylum-seeking process, we’ll sit down with a law professor to talk about the history of US asylum laws.

How should our country respond to people who want a chance to live safely?

Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

GUEST:

  • Abigail Hauslohner- National reporter at the Washington Post focusing on immigrant communities in America (@ahauslohner)
  • Enelsa Díaz - Managing Attorney for Greater Hartford Legal Aid
  • Samir Mahmud - Rising sophomore at Quinnipiac University
  • Valeria Gomez - Clinical teaching fellow in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at UConn Law School (@AbogadaValeria)

Chion Wolf contributed to this show.