IMMIGRATION AND RACE

January 12, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The fight over immigration in the U.S. reaches critical mass as President Trump allegedly asks lawmakers why the U.S. is accepting immigrants from “s***hole countries,” and protests take place in New York City as I.C.E. detains a prominent immigration activist. And, as the President vows to stomp out the deadly MS-13 gang, we learn about the Long Island teens at the center of the fight, who are being forced to choose between joining the gang or being sent back to their homeland. Jonathan Blitzer, staff writer at The New Yorker, joins us to discuss these issues.

Aired on January 12, 2018.