This Week In Congress: A Busy Time In Immigration Policy | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

This Week In Congress: A Busy Time In Immigration Policy

Play associated audio

On Tuesday, the White House welcomed immigration stakeholders from mayors and administration officials to members of faith groups and farm organizations.

Beyond the Beltway, immigration bills are working their way through state legislatures nationwide. In a typical year, state legislatures churn through more than 1,000 bills relating to immigration. This year, those include a slate of so-called copy-cat bills, inspired by Arizona's attempt to strengthen and broaden immigration enforcement.

NPR

'Night At The Fiestas' Spins Stories Of Faith And Family

Kirstin Valdez Quade's debut book of short fiction is inspired by her family and its long history in the "romanticized" region of northern New Mexico.
NPR

Not Just Sugary-Sweet, Hard Cider Makes A Comeback

Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.
NPR

Nigerian President Faces Tough Reelection Campaign

Nigerians head to the polls Saturday to vote for their new president. The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces former military leader, Muhammadu Buhari, who says he's tough on security and corruption.
NPR

App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers

Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.