Debating Immigration Reform
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Iâm Rob Lorei.
Coming up today weâll hear a debate and discussion about the proposals for immigration reform. But first- two listener comments about previous programsâ¦ one about the discussion about smart meters- which came up on the last call on Monday. The other about the brief discussion yesterday about immigration reformâ¦. Hereâs what two listeners had to say.
Yesterday President Obama gave a major speech yesterday about his ideas for immigration reform. Weâll hear part of that speech, followed by a short debate from PBS last night. And then weâll open the phone lines.
President Obama speaking yesterday in Nevada. Floridaâs junior US Senator Marco Rubio had some criticism for the President about the plan. Hereâs part of what Rubio said yesterday in the Senate.
Next weâll hear short debate that took place last night on the PBS News Hour. Gwen Ifil introduces the segment.
Now here to talk with us live about immigration is Patrick Manteiga, editor and publisher of the local, trilingual newspaper LaGaceta.