Fri, 24 April 2020
While many of us are able to shelter in place through the pandemic, immigrants are disproportionately on the front lines, working essential jobs such as nurses, EMTs, home health aides and doctors. For the many foreign born health workers, who have legal documentation, their ability to send remittances to families in their home countries has been compromised by the pandemic.
On this week’s episode, we hear from:
Rosalie Villanueva, nurse in Galveston, Texas
Jason DeParle, New York Times Global Poverty Reporter and Author of A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century
Host: Ray Suarez
Producer: Teresa Cotsirilos
Senior producer: Jarrod Sport
Executive producer: Joanne Elgart Jennings
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Direct download: 04_24_20_Rosalie_Journey.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 7:01pm PDT