audio by guest monica huizar
MIGRANTS IN THE GULF COAST. Migrant day laborers are being hired in large numbers to rebuild New Orleans, in the nation’s largest reconstruction project. Meantime, there have been reports about evictions and roundups against migrants in shelters in the Gulf Coast. This program also features a conversation with a FEMA representative on issues of relocation and emergency housing.
Guests: Monica Huizar, employment policy analyst, National Immigration Law Center, Los Angeles; Flavia Jimenez, policy analyst, National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC; Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, Democrat, Los Angeles; Mayra Lopez de Victoria, spokesperson, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC.
60:46 minutes (55.63 MB)