62 minutes | Dec 1st 2020

The job nobody wants

Dara and Matt on Biden’s choice to run Homeland Security and the many challenges he’ll face.


Resources:

"Biden picks Alejandro Mayorkas, a son of Jewish Cuban refugees, to lead the Department of Homeland Security" by Nick Miroff and 

Maria Sacchetti, Washington Post


"How an Obama appointee helped influential Democrats get visas for rich immigrants" by Dara Lind, Vox


White paper


Hosts:

Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Slowboring.com

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration Reporter, ProPublica


Credits:

Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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