Roundtable: President Pivots On Immigration, Zero-Tolerance Policy Remains
Friday, June 22, 2018
Credit: Associated Press
Jean Guerrero, investigative reporter, KPBS News
Amita Sharma, investigative reporter, KPBS News
Michael Smolens, columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune
Maya Srikrishnan, immigration reporter, Voice of San Diego
Family Separation Debate
President Trump reversed course this week on separating children from their parents at the border. He signed an executive order ending the practice Wednesday. But so many questions remain about how this will be implemented, and what will happen to families who come here fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries. We'll take a look at the logistics and the politics behind the president's pivot this week.
Fading Dream Of Retirement in California
They went to college, worked for decades, and put some money away, but for many Californians, retirement is not what they expected. Many can't make ends meet once they stop working, and some are finding they can't retire at all.
One in five seniors in California lives in poverty, one of the highest rates in the country. And it's even worse for women, who are twice as likely to live in poverty as men. As more baby boomers age out of the workforce, pressure is building to find solutions.
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