In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 19, 2018 full broadcast, a government shutdown looms ahead of a midnight deadline on Friday. We look at the latest developments in the efforts to avert a shutdown. Also, every day, several hundred people lose their DACA status because of President Trump's decision to end the program. We speak with one woman who has lost her status and is trying to reapply. And, what makes a "good immigrant?" That's the question that Americans have debated throughout the country's history. We look back at the history of U.S. immigration exclusion. 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 19, 2018.