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Biden's immigration shuffle


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)

White paper


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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