Media Roundtable: Guatemala Election & The Trump Administration's "Public Charge" Rule
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the recent presidential elections in Guatemala. Alejandro Giammattei, a right-wing former prison chief, won the election with nearly 60% of the vote.
We’ll also talk about the impacts of a new federal regulation that would make it easier for the U.S. government to deny entry or green cards to immigrants based on their use of social services. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Ethan Elkind and you.
Sandra Cuffe, freelance journalist based in Guatemala
Arthur Delaney, reporter with the HuffPost covering politics and the economy
Obed Manuel, reporter for the Dallas Morning News covering immigration and Latino issues
The Washington Post: Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout
Huffington Post: What Trump’s Immigration And Welfare Policies Have In Common
Dallas Morning News: Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule limits legal immigration, favors wealthy