What Next

What Is ICE After Trump?

There’s zero chance President-elect Joe Biden will abolish ICE. Can he transform it?


Episode Notes

Immigration and Customs Enforcement played an outsize role in manifesting Trump’s hard-line immigration policies. How might ICE change under Biden?

Guest: Hamed Aleaziz, immigration reporter at BuzzFeed News.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz, and Davis Land, with help from Frannie Kelley.


About the Show

The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.