Angelica Salas: Unpacking the Complexities of Immigration in America

Nov 24, 2023

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Susan Estrich

Lawyer, professor, author & political commentator

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In this episode we delve into the intricate web of immigration issues in America. Join us as we navigate the complexities that define this crucial aspect of our nation’s identity. In this episode, we’re joined by a distinguished guest, Angelica Salas, who brings her expertise and insights to the forefront. Angelica is Executive Director of CHIRLA (The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights) CHIRLA became a place for organizations and people who support human rights to work together for policies that advance justice and full inclusion for all immigrants.

Together, Susan and Angelica unravel the multifaceted nature of immigration in the United States, exploring how it has become a powerful tool for political gain. From policy debates to public discourse, we examine how immigration is manipulated and framed to serve various political agendas. Angelica Salas, with her wealth of experience, sheds light on the realities faced by immigrants and the communities affected by these policies.

Prepare to challenge preconceptions and question the narratives surrounding immigration as we strive to understand the true impact and significance of this complex issue. Join us  for a thought-provoking conversation that goes beyond headlines, exploring the nuanced layers that shape the perception and policies of immigration in America.

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