June 14, 2023

“They Used Us”

Julio and guest co-host Fernanda Santos talk about the indictment of former President Donald Trump. In our roundtable, Daniel Parra, Spanish-language editor and reporter for City Limits, and Claudia Tristán, immigration campaign director with MomsRising, join Julio to discuss challenges for migrants in NYC, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-immigrant political stunt and the dangers of the asylum process.

ITT Staff Picks: 

  • “In Albany, where more than 230 migrants were relocated in recent weeks, community-based organizations say they are already stretched thin,” Daniel Parra reports for City Limits.

  • A childcare program for low-income immigrants who lack permanent legal status in NYC is set to expire at the end of the month, reports Arya Sundaram in this article for Gothamist.

  • Rommel H. Ojeda explains what happens if asylum seekers don’t file an asylum application within one year of entering the country, for Documented.

Photo credit: AP Photo/Christian Chavez, File