Global Ethics Weekly: Venezuelan Refugees & Immigration Policies, with Kavitha Rajagopalan

Apr 2, 2019

With millions of Venezuelans fleeing the Maduro regime, what are the effects on Latin America and the Caribbean? What could or should the United States do? Is it helpful to compare this situation to the Syrian refugee crisis? Senior Fellow Kavitha Rajagopalan discusses immigration policies and asylum law in the context of Venezuela's economic collapse.

With millions of Venezuelans fleeing the Maduro regime, what are the effects on Latin America and the Caribbean? What could or should the United States do? Is it helpful to compare this situation to the Syrian refugee crisis? Senior Fellow Kavitha Rajagopalan discusses immigration policies and asylum law in the context of Venezuela's economic collapse.

For more from Rajagopalan check out her other Global Ethics Weekly podcasts, including a recent one on the Christchurch attack, and her September 2018 article from The Nation, "Building Immigrant Communities in the Trump Era." She is also the author of Muslims of Metropolis: The Stories of Three Immigrant Families in the West.

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