Archives: Immigration

Immigration Reform: The Next Big Thing

Believe it or not, the Obamacare impasse will end. And the next issue in Congress will likely be immigration. Representatives from both parties have been working on bills (though not together), to decide who can obtain citizenship and how. This hour we’ll discuss how immigration activists are trying to keep the issue a top legislative priority.

Ken Rudin: NPR’s Political Junkie

This hour we’ll get the political lowdown with Ken Rudin. What are Chris Christie’s chances in the 2016 presidential race? Will San Diego recall mayor Bob Filner? And of course fights over immigration, voter laws and Obamacare continue. But fear not– expert analysis is on the way!

The Bureaucracy of Immigration

Almost all Americans have foreign family origins; our country’s been described as a melting pot, and an ethnic stew . And yet, becoming a citizen through legal channels can be a bureaucratic nightmare. This hour we’ll look at who’s coming to the country, what it’s like to immigrate, and what propels 700,000 people toward citizenship every year.

Politics with Political Junkie Ken Rudin

There’s lots of news from Washington this week. Budget analysts have determined the economic benefits of immigration reform. The House passed a bill that limits abortions. And an increasing number of Americans think the President was behind the IRS Tea Party targeting scandal. This hour, Ken Rudin joins us to sort out the latest headlines.

Ethnic Food Trucks/ Combating Infant Mortality

You can get almost any kind of food from a Columbus food truck these days, but the trucks reflect more than just a lunch option. This hour, we’ll talk about the issues of immigration and acceptance surrounding the emergence of mobile Mexican food. Then we’ll learn about the creative things central Ohio is doing to improve the infant mortality rate.

Recent Immigration Proposals from Senate and President Obama

Earlier this week, a bipartisan group of eight U.S. Senators unveiled a proposal for immigration reform. On this hour, we’ll compare and contrast the Senate plan with the President’s plan that was also announced earlier this week, and we’ll hear from opponents.

Latinas in Ohio/Columbus Bicentennial Preview

First, how are Latin Americans transitioning to life in Ohio, especially women? Then, it’s 2012, which means Columbus is celebrating its 200th birthday. Events and celebrations will take place all year. On this segment of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the upcoming events.

Children of Immigrants Finding a Place in U.S. Society

As immigrants transition to life in the United States and Central Ohio, what challenges and opportunities do they have? How are children affected by move? This hour we discuss the journey to acclimatization for immigrants.

Children of Immigrants Finding a Place in U.S. Society

As immigrants transition to life in the United States and Central Ohio, what challenges and opportunities do they have? How are children affected by move? This hour we discuss the journey to acclimatization for immigrants.

Arizona’s Immigration Law

The controversy about Arizona’s new immigration law