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Maria and Julio get into the Senate confirmation hearing for Chris Magnus, President Biden’s pick to lead Customs and Border Protection. They also debrief the latest developments from the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at th…

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This week, we’re sharing an episode of Some of My Best Friends Are… The show is hosted by Khalil Muhammad and Ben Austen, two best friends who grew up together on the South Side of Chicago in the ’80s. Khalil is Black; Ben is white. They invite liste…

"What a great podcast! It’s like sitting with two friends engaging in a conversation. Maria and Julio offer incisive and thoroughly informative commentary on things you will never hear about on the cable news."

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August 7, 2021

Republican governors are blaming immigrants for the surge in COVID-19 cases in their states rather than their lack of mandates. This comes as August 7th marks two years since ICE officials arrested nearly 700 workers in food processing plants across six Mississippi cities. Journalist and Founder of Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa, joins American Voices with…

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August 3, 2021

We at In The Thick like to highlight what mainstream doesn’t take the time to cover. That’s why it’s so refreshing to visit a very prominent outlet and see the writing of somebody who understands and has been covering immigration for many years: our very own Julio Ricardo Varela. For his latest piece on The…

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July 30, 2021

Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart is joined by the President and CEO of Unidos U.S Janet Murguia and the founder and In The Thick co-host and publisher of Latino Rebels Julio Ricardo Ricardo Varela to discuss immigration reform and President Biden’s push to include DACA and TPS into the reconciliation bill.   Watch the segment below.

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