Today’s episode features a recording from the Tuesday, January 28 webinar hosted by EMM called Immigration Policy Update: State of Play. Rushad Thomas, migration policy advisor in The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations, discusses trends in immigrant detention, changes to asylum rules, developments with the refugee admissions program, and more.

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