Deadline: tomorrow! Help meet our fall fundraising goal GIVE NOW

Immigrant detentions spark Mexican backlash

Jed Kim Feb 14, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Immigrant detentions spark Mexican backlash

Jed Kim Feb 14, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Immigrant rights groups are condemning the detention of hundreds of people over the past week in what they are calling evidence of a crackdown by U.S. authorities. President Trump said he’s just keeping his campaign promises to expel criminals. But the tougher U.S. position is sparking a backlash in Mexico and among immigrant groups in the U.S.

Click the above audio player to hear the full story.

We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.