Supreme Court-Immigration

Supporters of President Obama's executive actions on immigration protest recently in Texas. (courtesy Heide Castañeda)
Supreme Court-Immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments challenging a pair of President Obama’s executive orders that deferred action against undocumented immigrants. One USF anthropologist has spent a lot of time speaking to people on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border, including in the district that challenged the President’s orders. We’ll talk to her about the case and what it means for Florida on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

More Information: 

Heide Castañeda, Assoc. Professor, USF Dept. of Anthropology
813-974-2138 hcastaneda@usf.edu

Castañeda's position paper on the Supreme Court case
WUSF News story from August 2014 on Castañeda's research in Texas and Mexico

Original Broadcast Date: 
04/26/16

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Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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