Anti-immigrant sentiment in Hungary, crossing the Drake Passage, humanitarian aid in Syria

February 11, 2019

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A Hungarian police officer, right, watches migrants through a chain link fence and a fence made of razor wire.

Migrants rest as a policeman watches them near Hungary's border fence on the Serbian side of the border near Morahalom, Hungary, in February 2016.


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What's behind the latest stumbling block in Washington over border security? Democrats are pushing for a cap on the number of immigrants detained by ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Also, the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment in Hungary, spearheaded by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. And what it feels like to cross one of the roughest stretches of ocean in the world — the notorious Drake Passage.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Samite
Label: Samite Artistic Productions
Artist: Ngalah Oreyo
Label: Clubcruise Music
Song: Clay
Artist: Le Trio Joubran
Label: Cooking Vinyl Limited
Song: Shahre Paiz
Artist: Mitra Sumara
Label: Persian Cardinal Recordings

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