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Sep 14, 2017

BPC Immigration Director Theresa Brown and Press Secretary Jordan LaPier examine the question, “what ever happened to comprehensive immigration reform?” They discuss the failure of past comprehensive efforts and future opportunities for smaller reform pairings, the clash between policy and politics that...


Sep 8, 2017

Our fourth episode of “What You Need to Know on Immigration” covers so-called “sanctuary cities” and their place in the politics of immigration. BPC’s Theresa Brown and Jordan LaPier cover what exactly a sanctuary city is; the relationship between state, local, and federal law enforcement on immigration; and...


Aug 24, 2017

In episode three of “What You Need to Know on Immigration,” BPC’s Jordan LaPier and Theresa Brown discuss the legal immigration temporary visa system. They cover background on who uses temporary visas and how, the politics of limiting or expanding the temporary visa caps, what the administration and others are...


Aug 22, 2017

In the second podcast of our series, “What You Need to Know on Immigration” covers the contentious issue of enforcement. Jordan LaPier talks with Immigration Project Director Theresa Brown about priorities for deportation under President Trump and how they differ from those of the Obama administration, how...


Jun 30, 2017

Immigration and Cross-Border Policy Director at BPC Theresa Cardinal Brown, and Bo Cooper, lead partner of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, and Lowey’s Government Strategies and Compliance Group and former General Counsel of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service examine what these cases are about, the strength of...