Vox Senior Correspondent German Lopez joins Matt and Dara to discuss some of the motivations, obstacles, and oppositions to the Biden administration's early signals on immigration policy, as well as a white paper on a natural experiment in the effects of a reduction in the number of police staff on crime.
"Biden's sweeping immigration bill, explained" by Nicole Narea, Vox (Jan. 20, 2021)
"Biden's flurry of first-day executive actions, explained" by German Lopez, Vox (Jan. 20, 2021)
UPDATE: "A Texas judge just blocked Biden's 100-day pause on deportations" by Nicole Narea, Vox (Jan. 26, 2021)
Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Slowboring.com
Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration Reporter, ProPublica
German Lopez (@germanrlopez), Senior Correspondent, Vox
Erikk Geannikis, Editor and Producer
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