Brand & Martínez for August 23, 2012

Deferred Action

Young undocumented camp out for 'deferred action' (slideshow)

One week in of Obama's "deferred action" immigration law, demand for the program shows no sign of letting up. KPCC's Josie Huang reports.
Agents Patrol Texas Border To Stop Illegal Immigrants From Entering U.S.

Dissecting the GOP's stance on immigration

The GOP committee agreed to restore conservative language regarding immigration in this year's platform plank.
Tribeca Talks: Future Of Film Lunch Series 3 - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

Crowd-sourcing the next start-up

It used to be that if you were an entrepreneur looking to fund a new project, you had a few choices. There was the bank, private investors or your family to provide money to launch a project. But now, people are turning to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter as an alternative. Entrepreneurs can pitch their products, some that aren't even made yet, in exchange for financial backing.
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Study shows possible link between older fathers and autism

According to a new study, men who want to delay fatherhood may run the risk of having a child with medical problems. Researchers have found that older fathers pass down the majority of the faulty genes linked to conditions such as autism and schizophrenia.

Tech Update: Fact-checking political ads? There's an app for that

John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins the show to talk about the latest news in the tech world.
Roger Clemens Workout

Sklar bros on sports: Roger Clemens heads back to baseball

Randy and Jason Sklar, hosts of comedy and sports podcast Sklarbro Country, and History Channel's, United Stats of America, join the show to talk about the latest in the sports world.
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