My guest for the full hour is José Serrano, Associate Director of Immigration & Outreach Senior Immigration Services and Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative, in the Garden Grove office, the Southern California headquarters for World Relief, http://www.worldreliefsocal.org/. He considers how much room there may be in the inn, the US inn, that is, with respect to immigration policy as it changes by the hour. Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique”; and Calexico, “Happy Christmas”, Seasonal Shift – album.
Ming Chen, law professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, and a member of the Colorado State Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights, reports on the lengthening delays in the naturalization process. Fascinating findings are available in that report entitled: “Citizenship Delayed: Civil Rights and Voting Rights Implications of the Backlog in Citizenship Naturalization Applications.” Attention: if you have not already applied for citizenship, you will likely not be eligible to vote in the November 2020 presidential election.
In the second segment (minute 40:20), Richard Alexander, electrical engineer and technical electrical publisher provides insights about the electricity infrastructure amidst the wildfires breaking out in California.