What it means to seek asylum, making beer out of stale bread, and the DJ making Corpus Christi 'Cumbia City'

May 01, 2018
People hand out presents to children traveling with a caravan of migrants from Central America, near the San Ysidro checkpoint in Tijuana, Mexico April 30, 2018.

People hand out presents to children traveling with a caravan of migrants from Central America near the San Ysidro checkpoint in Tijuana, Mexico, April 30, 2018.

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Tuesday, we ask an immigration lawyer about the legal process facing the migrants in the caravan that arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, over the weekend. Many will be applying for asylum in the US. We'll unpack that process. Plus, carb lovers rejoice, because The World's Carolyn Beeler reports on the British brewery that's trying to cut down on food waste by turning stale bread into beer. And Marco Werman speaks with El Dusty, the DJ who is trying to put Corpus Christi, Texas, on the musical map.

What it means to seek asylum, making beer out of stale bread, and the DJ making Corpus Christi 'Cumbia City'

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May 01, 2018

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Song: Better Thing
Artist: ©© les Freres Smith
Label: CCCC
Song: Vårfloden
Artist: Jaerv
Label: Jaerv
Artist: Inscrypta
Label: Inscrypta
Artist: El Dusty
Label: Aftercluv Dancelab

Stories in this Edition

How does seeking asylum work at the US border?

After weeks of travel across Mexico by bus, freight train and foot, more than 150 migrants from Central America — part of a caravan that has gained international attention — await their turn to apply for asylum at the Southern US border. Just how does the process work?

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