Politics Podcast: How Immigration Shapes American Politics


Title 42 is expiring on Thursday night time, a pandemic-era rule permitting the U.S. authorities to show away  asylum seekers on the border as a public well being measure. This comes at a time when apprehensions on the border are already at report highs and Individuals give President Biden a few of his lowest rankings on his dealing with of immigration.

Based on Gallup, Individuals say immigration is the third-biggest drawback dealing with the nation, behind the financial system and poor management. And the quantity who say that the extent of immigration within the U.S. must be decreased has doubled to 40 p.c since Biden took workplace.

On this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen speaks with Georgetown economics professor Anna Maria Mayda about what Individuals consider immigration and why, its impacts on the U.S. and its politics, and the way that compares with different nations.

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