The Heat: U.S. migrant crisis

The Heat

They come for a host of reasons – to escape poverty, corruption, violence, and most recently, extreme weather.

Most, in search of a better life. Many believed conditions would ease under the new Biden administration. But with the pandemic still raging, the administration continues to turn people away – leaving thousands in limbo.

To discuss the ongoing migrant crisis: 

  • Laura Carlsen heads Americas dot org, an independent policy center based in Mexico City.
  • Adolfo Franco is an attorney and Republican strategist. 
  • Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch is an immigration attorney and board president of VECINA, an immigration justice advocacy group.
  • Rafael Bernal covers Hispanic politics and U.S.-Latin America relations as a reporter for “The Hill” newspaper, here in Washington, DC.

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