New asylum rules, US troops on the border and Jewish refugees in the Dominican Republic

November 09, 2018

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The US border with Mexico in Nogales, Arizona

The US border with Mexico is seen in Nogales, Arizona, in 2017.


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The Trump administration announced changes to US rules on asylum. We hear about what the changes mean and the possible ramifications. Plus, US troops are now deployed along the Mexican border in Nogales, Arizona. And, the story of a New Hampshire man who stumbled onto a largely overlooked moment in history.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Suelta - EP
Artist: Superfónicos
Label: Discos Fónicos
Song: Lou
Artist: Victor Rice
Label: Easy Star
Song: Hasret
Artist: Mehmet Polat
Label: Aftab Records

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