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…
ITT Sound Off: A National Nightmare
To end the week, Julio is joined by guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast. They talk about President Biden's latest executive orders on immigration and the confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as the Secretary of Homeland Security. They also get into what's happening in Congress, including the House vote to strip Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of committee assignments. And, they hear a bit from a Latino USA interview between Maria Hinojosa and Dr. Anthony Fauci, as they give a coronavirus update.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Camilo Montoya-Galvez and Fin Gómez break down President Biden's latest executive orders on immigration, including his plan to reunite more than 600 children still separated from their parents, via CBS News.
- Amanda Becker asks if the Republican Party is big enough for both Rep. Liz Cheney and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in this piece for The 19th News.
- Christina Caron writes for The New York Times about the possibility of Superbowl watch parties turning into superspreader events, and she outlines guidance from experts on how to stay safe.
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