February 10, 2017

News Media and the Trump Executive Orders

I have been discussing the Trump executive orders in the media. In addition to news agencies like CNN, I also provided commentary to these interesting media outlets.

The Conversation -- On its website, "The Conversation" describes itself as "an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public. Our team of professional editors works with university and research institute experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public." I have contributed a few essays to The Conversation, including my latest, "History Shows Trump Will Face Legal Challenges to Detaining Immigrants." It was republished in Salon.

The Scholars' Circle - This is a weekly interview program that airs in various cities. I took part in the February 5 program on human rights laws and shutting out refugees. The link to the audio is here: http://www.armoudian.com/scholars-circle-human-rights-laws-challenging-usa-shutting-out-refugees-february-5-2017/.

eFM - This is a radio program in Seoul, South Korea! I provided a preview of the oral argument before the Ninth Circuit. Here's the download link: http://cdn.podbbang.com/data1/tbsadm/thmorning170208002.mp3

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) - It was interesting to speak with MPR, as Minnesota is one of the states suing the Trump administration over the executive order that bans refugees and travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/02/02/behind-the-numbers-on-immigration-detentions

KPFA Radio - This morning I appeared on the news program UpFront on KPFA, a community-supported radio station in Berkeley. I discussed the Ninth Circuit's ruling to continue blocking enforcement of President Trump 's travel ban. My interview shows up around the 9-minute mark. https://kpfa.org/episode/upfront-february-10-2017/