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Immigration in Louisiana (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-10-07

Duration: 00:06:48

Subjects: Immigration


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Ahmed, Nora Interviewee


This segment from the October 7, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Nora Ahmed, the legal director of the ACLU of Louisiana. She discusses: why people are coming to the United States; their belief that they are legally seeking asylum; the number of immigrants being held in detention centers in Louisiana; and the work that the ACLU is doing to help the immigrants.