99% Invisible

250- State (Sanctuary, Part 2)

33:14 | Mar 8th, 2017

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In the 1980s, the United States experienced a refugee crisis. Thousands of Central Americans were fleeing civil wars in El Salvador and Guatemala, traveling north through Mexico, and crossing the border into the U.S. [Note: Just tuning in? Listen to ...Show More

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In the second of a two part series, 99% Invisible examines the modern concept of sanctuary from the perspective of both the church and the immigration authorities. Really helped me understand some of the context around sanctuary cities in the news.