WINGS#08-19 Refugees on the US Border
Asylum-seekers and those who help them
Uploaded: 10 Jun, 2019
Recording Date: 10 Jun, 2019
Recording Location: Arizona, Mexico, Connecticut, and BC Canada
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS#08-19 Refugees on the US Border
Description: Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what they face on the trip north, who helps them, and the ordeal of applying for immigration status.
Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: Refugees and those who help them on both sides of the border: Debra Cohen, volunteer doing desert supplies dropoff; Katherine Rosa Smith, Site and Volunteer Coordinator at Catholic Community Services' refugee project in the old monastery; Rocio Zamora. volunteer at the monastery, who orients new volunteers and gives a tour of the facility; Shura, volunteer godmother to dozens of migrant children living temporarily in Nogales, Mexico; Barbara Lemmon, Samaritan volunteer and driver; refugees Nelson and Rosa, sheltered in Nogales.
Credits: Produced by Melinda Tuhus (some material aired first in The Forest and the Trees on WPKN radio); series producer, Frieda Werden.
Comments: More information and photos: https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2019/04/19/tucson-migrants-shelter-monastery/
NewsType: Weekly Program
Environment > Climate Change
Politics > Activism
Regional > United States
Society and Culture
Regional > Latin America
|Comments: Melinda Tuhus, producer