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Immigration Executive Order (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-01-26

Duration: 00:04:18

Subjects: Illegal immigration | Noncitizens


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Landry, Jeff Speaker
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Lopez, Homero Interviewee
  • Hernandez, Marcela Interviewee
  • Louis-Ayo, Sara Interviewee


This segment from the January 26, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on Governor Jeff Landry’s executive order requiring state agencies to gather information on Louisiana’s undocumented immigrant population. She interviews: Homero Lopez, legal director for Immigration Services and Legal Advocacy; Marcela Hernandez, organizing manager for the Louisiana Organization for Refugees and Immigrants (LORI); and Sara Louis-Ay, policy and advocacy organizer for LORI.