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With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York has been America’s defining port of entry for nearly four centuries, a magnet for transplants from all over the globe. These migrants have brought their hundreds of languages and distinct cultures to the city, and from there to the entire country. More immigrants have come to New York than all other entry points combined. City of Dreams is peopled with memorable characters both beloved and unfamiliar, whose lives unfold in rich detail.
A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent – and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together.
Trump's incoherent immigration speech, reviewing a defense of Obama's foreign policy.  
Mike Konczal on a Universal Basic Income starter pack, the horrifying sexual assault allegations against Trump, and a Blue Lives Matter bill in New York City.   Photo credit: Twitter (@rortybomb)
Early reactions to the Brexit, leading Neo-Con Robert Kagan reportedly throws his support behind Hillary Clinton, and listener mail.
JW Mason joins us to discuss the Brexit, more school zoning battles in New York City, and the best book about the Syrian revolution.
Looking at the specific trends that have shaped millennials, the US is falling short of its goal to resettle 10,000 Syrians by October, and listener mail.
Seth Freed Wessler joins us to discuss the immigrants who died in private US prisons, and Sanders and Trump win New Hampshire primaries.

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