In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 18, 2018 full broadcast, as the threat of a government shutdown draws near, lawmakers are scrambling to reach a deal on immigration. We speak with the president of an immigration advocacy group. Also, though the kangaroo is an Australian icon, it is also widely hunted as a pest. Filmmakers Kate McIntyre Clere and Michael McIntyre discuss their new documentary, "Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story." And, you may have seen an illustration on Martin Luther King Jr. Day showing the civil rights leader with a hand over President Trump's mouth, trying to get the president to stop tweeting. We speak with the artist of that piece, Watson Mere. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.
This program aired on January 18, 2018.