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Who is being shut out by the Trump administration's hardline immigration policy?

Aug 1, 2018

 On this edition of Your Call, we discuss how the Trump administration is closing the door on immigrants.

 The admissions limit for refugees has been slashed by more than half. The Supreme Court has upheld a seven-country travel ban. And family immigration and employment-based visas are also being limited. Who's behind these policies and what options do people have?  

Guests:

Julia Gelatt, senior policy analyst studying the US immigration system with the Migration Policy Institute

Kevin Appleby, senior director of international migration policy at the Center for Migration Studies in New York

Web Resources:

Mother Jones: The Trump Administration Is Working to Deport More Legal Immigrants

SF Chronicle: Trump opens new front on legal immigration

MassLive: Boston judge to decide whether Trump administration can end immigrants' protected status

Migration Policy Institute: Even as Congress Remains on Sidelines, the Trump Administration Slows Legal Immigration