Immigration Reform

It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma speak with Alex Pareene, Contributing Editor at the New Republic and co-host of the Politics of Everything podcast, to round up the week in news. Then, they’re joined by  David Feldman of The David Feldman Show! First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the job market, Biden’s concerning anti-immigration push, environmental collapse, the GOP Speakership race, Right-Wing legal […]
*REST IN POWER MICHAEL JAMAL BROOKS* Check out Sam’s reading of Michael’s book “Against The Web” here: https://www.audible.com/pd/Against-the-Web-Audiobook/B0C62G3P38 It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks to Melissa Villa-Nicholas, associate professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island, to discuss her recent book Data Borders: How Silicon Valley Is […]
Sam and Emma host public sector immigration lawyer Daniel Melo to discuss his recent book Borderlines: The Edges of U.S. Capitalism, Immigration, and Democracy, which contextualizes immigration policy within the history of the US, and exploring what we can do to push back against the unfair designation of the migrant position. Melo begins by stepping back to the early […]
Sam and Emma host Texas State history professor Sarah R. Coleman to discuss her new book The Walls Within: The Politics of Immigration in Modern America on how immigration law has evolved in the last 50 years in America. And progressive activist Nabilah Islam joins us in the Fun Half to discuss what’s happening in Georgia. And […]
Sam and Emma host Aura Bogado, an investigative reporter at Reveal News, to discuss what the Biden administration could have preemptively done to prepare for the increase of children crossing the border. Aura tells the story of a child who spent 7 formative years of her life trapped in various shelters waiting to be reunited […]
Sam hosts Sara Nelson (@FlyingWithSara), International President of the Association of Flight Attendants, to discuss the need for Coronavirus relief and then Erika Andiola (@erikaandiola), Chief Advocacy Officer at RAICES, joins to discuss potential Biden immigration policy items. On today’s show:  NOV 17: Dianne Feinstein asks the same question twice in a row to Twitter […]
Sam hosts MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) to discuss his new book Separated: Inside an American Tragedy, which details the reporter’s first hand account of the migrant family separation crisis at the US southern border. On today’s show: Asked if he thinks he’s the underdog, Trump says he’s not, he’s got boaters and bikers all over America. […]
Sam hosts Adam Goodman, assistant professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago, to discuss his new book, The Deportation Machine: America’s Long History of Expelling Immigrants.  On today’s show: Mike Huckabee says you can only blame Trump for Covid if US mismanaged response and pretended it wasn’t serious. Sam hosts Adam Goodman, assistant professor […]
Syracuse University Professor of Political Science, Elizabeth F. Cohen, joins the Majority Report to discuss her new book, Illegal: How America’s Lawless Immigration Regime Threatens Us All. In it, Cohen chronicles the past century’s history of immigration, white nationalism, and the militarization of the border in the 1980s. On today’s show: Pope of the Jews Ben Shapiro […]
Cliff Schecter explains President Obama’s State of the Union address, how Obama is standing strong on Iran negotiations, why President Obama is so unwilling to draw contrasts with the Republicans, why Obama can clearly hold Republicans responsible without losing his temper, Harry Reid comes out against Fast Track, new movements for reform of drug sentencing […]