Ben Clemmer / WBOI News

July brought a controversial local holiday, further crack downs on immigration nationally, and the death of a beloved icon in the local arts community. For this month's News Roundup on WBOI Presents, we take a closer look at these stories and more. Thank you for joining us.

Intro To Immigration Law And Policy
Laura Pontius

This week’s program comes from Manchester University’s Values, Ideas and the Arts series.

Indiana Joins Nationwide Candlelight Vigil Against Migrant Detention Camps

Jul 15, 2019
Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Across Indiana, demonstrators joined a nationwide candlelight vigil called Lights for Liberty. There were 10 cities in Indiana officially part of the simultaneous demonstration, though others hosted similar vigils at the same time.




Faith In Indiana Holds "Families First Town Hall"

Jul 23, 2018
Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Over 300 Allen County residents gathered at Saint Joseph's Church in Fort Wayne Sunday for a “Families First” town hall. 

Seeking Asylum Is Now More Confusing

Jul 19, 2018
Araceli Gomez-Aldana

For migrants seeking asylum, the process can be confusing and long. 

For many people, reading and hearing about asylum process the terminology and policy can be difficult to sift through.