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The Case For Immigration

Nov 29, 2020

In this episode, we chat with Daniel Di Martino, a politically conservative international student from Venezuela and Ph.D. candidate in economics at Columbia University. Daniel recounts his experience growing up in Venezuela and shares his perspective on the nation's ongoing economic and political turmoil. Daniel...


Nov 16, 2020

I recently spoke with immigration analyst Sam Peak about what changes to immigration may be coming under President Biden and changing attitudes among some on the Right toward immigration.


Oct 19, 2020

I recently spoke with Los Angeles Times reporter Andrea Castillo about an immigrant suicide at an ICE detention center, protesters getting pepper sprayed by guards at a detention center, and litigation by ICE against California over its attempt to ban private...


Sep 8, 2020

I recently spoke with Shikha Dalmia, a senior policy analyst for the Reason Foundation, about the increasingly tyrannical anti-immigration practices of the Trump Administration, the harassment of students and doctors, ICE being used against US citizens, and...


Aug 19, 2020

I spoke with historian Tyler Anbinder about his book, City of Dreams: The 400 Year Epic History of Immigrant New York. In a wide-ranging conversation, we talked about Irish, German, Italian, and Jewish immigrants; riots, Abraham Lincoln, gangs, anarchists, the abolition of slavery, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty,...