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Media Roundtable: Crackdown on undocumented immigrants & the GOP's gerrymandering strategy

Cedar Attanasio
May 22, 2019 file photo migrants mainly from Central America guide their children through the entrance of a World War II-era bomber hanger in Deming, N.M.

  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss gerrymandering cases in front of the Supreme Court, including the citizenship question on the census. 

We’ll also discuss Donald Trump's latest threats to deport undocumented immigrants, saying it could happen as soon as next week. How are the media covering mass detentions, deportation, and family separations?


Cindy Carcamo, immigration reporter at The Los Angeles Times

David Daley, independent journalist and author of Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count

Web Resources:

LA Times: In mountains of Guatemala, searching for parents deported from U.S. without children

The Washington Post: With White House threatening mass raids, undocumented immigrants try to stay out of sight

LA Times: Republican attacks on state voting-rights victories threaten our democracy

The Guardian: Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering

Mother Jones: Architect of GOP Gerrymandering Was Behind Trump’s Census Citizenship Question

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.