D.C. residents are sent to serve sentences in federal prisons all over the country. How is the government shutdown and the passage of the First Step Act affecting their time inside?
DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an Obama-era immigration policy that eased work and residency restrictions for certain immigrant youth. Donald Trump vowed to end it when he was a candidate for the presidency. We discuss what a repeal of DACA could mean for immigrant youth in the region, and the effect that federal immigration policy is having locally.
- Ana Sol Gutierrez Maryland State Delegate (D- Dist. 18, Montgomery County); former member of Montgomery County Board of Education
- David Albo Member, Virginia House of Delegates (R-Springfield); @davealbo
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