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#18 The New Middle on Immigration

Immigration / Podcast July 20, 2018

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Laura Hall and Jordan LaPier unpack the results of a national survey conducted by Luntz Global for BPC and BPC Action on Americans’ attitudes on immigration.

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Episode 21: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast July 18, 2018

A discussion on the policies behind #AbolishICE, an update on family separations at the border, and a dive into the question “Can the government revoke your citizenship?”

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Episode 4: All Things Elections

Governance / Podcast July 10, 2018

Suspected meddling during the ’16 presidential election led to a designation of elections as critical infrastructure. Two DHS officials discuss the system today.

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Episode 20: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast July 3, 2018

We discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling on the administration’s travel ban, House votes, and the recent executive order on family separations at the border.

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Episode Four: The Infrastructure Debate – Tolling

Infrastructure / Podcast July 2, 2018

Darrin Roth of the American Trucking Associations and Joe McAndrew of the Greater Washington Partnership join Jake and Michele Nellenbach to discuss the pros and cons of tolling. 

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Accountability for Higher Education Institutions

Education / Podcast June 29, 2018

Currently, just two-fifths of first time full time students graduate from college with a bachelors degree in four years. Is there a need for oversight and accountability of higher education institutions?

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#17 The Looming Social Security Cliff

Podcast / Podcast June 22, 2018

Senior Policy Analyst Tim Shaw returns to the program to break down the recent Social Security Trustees’ Report and explain why no news is bad news.

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Episode 19: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast June 19, 2018

Jordan discusses with BPC experts the House Republican efforts to develop a compromise on DACA, efforts to shape the application of asylum laws, and families being separated at the border. 

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Episode 18: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast June 12, 2018

We discuss potential outcomes of Republican negotiations, the rights of immigrant children in schools, and possible changes to the legal status of foreign students in the US.

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#16 How Improving Housing Can Improve Health

Housing / Podcast June 8, 2018

BPC’s Jake Varn and Andy Winkler discuss a new report that recommends ways federal agencies can better coordinate to bridge the gap between health policy and housing policy.

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