The federal immigration policy debate may soon reach its climactic moment, changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers. Meanwhile, our city’s immigrant communities face unique—and not so unique—local challenges related to schools, poverty, housing and more. If you read or listen to the mainstream English-language press, what are you missing? A Town Hall meeting with the ethnic and mainstream press, hosted by Brian Lehrer and taped for broadcast on WNYC, New York Public Radio.
Speakers: Muzaffar Chishti, Migration Policy Institute Roberto Lovato, New American Media Juana Ponce De Leon, IPA−New York Julia Preston, The New York Times Elaine Rivera, WNYC, New York Public Radio Sree Srinivasen, Columbia University Alberto Vourvoulias, El Diario/LA PRENSA Leon Wynter, author of American Skin
Moderator: Brian Lehrer, WNYC, New York Public Radio
This project is made possible thanks to the generous support of the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, The Menemsha Fund, and the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the Nation Endowment for the Humanities.