Indefinite Detention for Children

Premiere DateJul 25, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 The whole city government is mad about a water fight
11:54 Morning John on indefinite detention for unaccompanied minors
40:10 An 18 year-old US citizen was detained for weeks in Texas
56:14 Credits, “Chapstick” by Hippo Campus
57:38 Finish

The Trump administration wants to detain up to 4 million unaccompanied minors indefinitely rather than place them in the community, a US citizen was detained at the border for almost a month, and de Blasio is gallivanting around Radio Dispatch’s home state of Iowa while its adopted state of New York floods with superfund water.

Homestead Florida Unaccompanied Minors

photo courtesy of Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Refugee Resettlement via Wikimedia Commons


John and MJ Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at Buzzfeed,…