Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for April 8, 2021

Sheriff Hodgson and His Initiative to Secure the Border. Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson joins Dan to discuss his nationwide initiative that urges President Biden to secure the border and stop the mass influx of immigration. The Sheriff is joined in his efforts by 275 of America’s Sheriffs from 39 states. Is it time for President Biden to listen to the nation’s sheriffs and crack down on the Border crisis?

Favoritism for Illegal Immigrants? Lawmakers in New York have established a $2.1 billion COVID relief fund for illegal immigrants as well as other unemployed workers who were ineligible for federal relief during the pandemic. The state is offering one-time payments of up to $15,600 to undocumented immigrants who lost work this past year. Do you think illegal migrants living in New York should be given state aid?

Flying the Friendly and Diverse Skies of United Airlines. United Airlines made an announcement that they plan to train 5,000 pilots in their flight academy by 2030 and that they are aiming for half of their students to be women or people of color. The airline said, “Our flight deck should reflect the diverse group of people on board our planes every day.” Should the airline be concerned with meeting a quota or with training the best qualified pilots for the job?

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