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Expert: What's Going on with the Migrant "Surge?" - Podcast

September 30, 2023 (1 min read)

[Editor's Note: I put "surge" in quotes because migration into the USA has ebbed and flowed for 200 years.  As one famous person said, be not afraid.]

Cornell Keynotes, Sept. 22, 2023

"Global crises are driving a surge in migration to the United States. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, professor in the Cornell Law School, joins host Chris Wofford to discuss the nuances of our nation’s approach to immigration.  Officials are struggling to keep pace with the migrant surge in the United States. How can local and federal leaders work to manage the increase and support individuals seeking refuge in our country? Cornell Law School Professor Stephen W. Yale-Loehr discusses the possibilities with host Chris Wofford.

This episode of the Cornell Keynotes podcast covers:

  • Changes in migrant demographics
  • Immigration statuses
  • Complications of the U.S. immigration system
  • Legal protections for migrants
  • Labor shortages and work training programs
  • Immigration reform
  • Funding for resources to address the migrant surge"