The immigration debate

Aug 14, 2014

immigration protest
Faith leaders and activists participate in a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, asking President Barack Obama to modify his deportations policies.
Credit Connor Radnovich / AP Photo

This summer, President Obama has lobbied Congress to enact immigration reforms, with the hope of reducing illegal immigration and streamlining the process through which people move to the United States. Much of the discussion has centered around children immigrating to the US from Central and South America, who often come unaccompanied with the hope that their families will be able to join them at a later date. This week on Global Journalist, we look at the issue of immigration, the current discourse surrounding it, and what could happen next. Our guests: