'Remain in Mexico' policy, border agents as Santa, farofa for Christmas dinner

December 24, 2018

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People stand in a line against a tall metal wall

Immigrants from Central America and Mexican citizens, who are fleeing from violence and poverty, stand in line to cross into the US to apply for asylum at the new border crossing of El Chaparral in Tijuana, Mexico, in a November 2016 file photo. Under a new policy, the US wants all asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico, instead of being allowed to cross into the US.


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The Department of Homeland Security has announced a major shift in the United States asylum policy — that people applying for asylum in the US at its southern border must remain in Mexico until their case is decided. And scientists are saying that undersea landslides from the Anak Krakatau volcano may have caused the tsunami that killed hundreds in Indonesia. Plus, the most important revelations from the Mueller investigation into President Trump's ties to Russia and what to expect in 2019.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Andalucia
Artist: Pink Martini
Label: Heinz Records
Artist: v/a
Label: Cultures of Soul
Artist: Rob Nunjes feat. Marius
Label: Major Music

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