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Over the weekend, President Donald Trump suggested via Twitter that people who cross the US border without papers should be sent back "immediately with no Judges or court cases." So what due process protections are in place for undocumented immigrants? We'll take a look. Plus, why the Guatemalan government turned to an LGBTQ advocacy group to help train officials at the federal prosecutor's office in Guatemala City. And, a collaboration between brain scientists and improv comedians seeks to better understand how the brain behaves when it's improvising.
We explore further what happens next to the children already separated from their families along the border. Also, the challenge that some immigrant families face with kids born in the US. And, an update on this week’s dramatic World Cup.
Thousands of immigrant children already separated from their families are still in limbo. Plus, we look at the effects of government policies around the globe meant to deter migrants and asylum-seekers. And a young Somali man who won the visa lottery to come to the US years ago ended up settling in Maine. He has a new memoir about his escape from Mogadishu and his changing impressions of his new home.
After an outcry over family separations, President Donald Trump signs an executive order to reverse his own policy. Coal power will soon be a thing of the past in the UK, but one alternative source of energy might not be all that environmentally friendly. We hear the story of a Chinese immigrant who was separated from his family by US immigration authorities in the 1930s. And Iceland takes the lead, in a sense, as a haven for immigrants.
A closer look at the Trump administration's policy of separating children from parents of migrant families crossing the southern border. Also, coal in the UK: This winter the British government outlined a plan to stop burning coal for electricity by 2025. Plus, lost notes and the incredible story of Aisha Ali.