Silicon Valley Response on Immigration
Several Silicon Valley companies, including Alphabet, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, drafted a joint letter opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration and travel to the U.S. Recode Executive Editor Kara Swisher and KQED Silicon Valley Desk Senior Editor Queena Kim join Thuy Vu.
Congressman Ro Khanna
Congressman Ro Khanna (D-Silicon Valley) weighs in on immigration policy, job creation and federal funding for California. He joins Scott Shafer, senior editor of KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk.
KQED host and reporter John Sepulvado spent the week in San Diego, where he talked with residents about President Trump’s proposed new wall and the executive order limiting travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. He joins Thuy Vu.
Sports and Politics
This Sunday, an iconic American beer brewer will debut a Super Bowl ad that weighs in on immigration policy. But political commentary is not always welcome in athletics. Monica Lam talks with prominent athletes and activists, including Jim Brown, Tommie Smith, Danielle Slaton and Harry Edwards, about the intersection of sports and politics.