Border fence between Mexico and California.

Border fence between Mexico and California.

Wednesday, Feb 18 12 p.m. (ET)

Executive Action in Limbo? Local Impacts of a Legal Immigration Showdown

A federal judge in Texas this week halted the Obama administration's executive actions on immigration — just days before their intended implementation. The policies included deferred deportation and work permits for some undocumented immigrants. Opponents call the policies a power grab by the executive branch. Supporters say they'll bring millions of people out of the shadows.

Wednesday, Feb 18 12:30 p.m. (ET)

The Franklin School Debate & D.C.’s Support for the Arts

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently shelved plans to redevelop a former school building in downtown Washington into a space for the arts. The cancellation has provoked questions about the influence of developers and whether the city adequately supports artistic endeavors. We examine the fallout over the debate about the old Franklin school site.

Wednesday, Feb 18 1 p.m. (ET)

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