In The Thick

An Immigration Midterms Check (A Latino USA Podcast)

To unpack how the Biden administration has approached immigration policy and where President Joe Biden stands on fulfilling his campaign promises, Maria Hinojosa is joined by In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela and CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez.

  • Jun 3, 2022
  • 10:50 AM

Unforgetting With Roberto Lovato (PODCAST)

Maria and Julio are joined by journalist Roberto Lovato to discuss the cycle of violence throughout El Salvador’s history, from revolutions to the rise of gangs in Los Angeles, and how the United States has played a role in all of it.

  • Sep 3, 2020
  • 2:26 PM


One very important conversation with Wajahat Ali and Dr. Sarah Kureshi.

  • Mar 25, 2020
  • 4:00 PM

The Domestic Care Movement

From In The Thick, Maria and Julio are joined by Ai-jen Poo and Alexsis Rodgers to discuss the history of the domestic care movement.

  • Nov 27, 2019
  • 2:10 PM

LIVE From Cambridge: POC Vote in 2020

Maria and Julio discuss 2020 and the POC vote with guests IOP Resident Fellow LaTosha Brown, award-winning organizer and co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, and Renée Graham, associate editor and columnist with The Boston Globe.

  • Oct 16, 2019
  • 2:37 PM

Mexican Women Rise Up (Again)

For the latest In The Thick, human rights lawyer and journalist, Gisela Pérez De Acha and journalist with El Universal Mexico, Melissa Amezcua join Maria and Julio to discuss the recent wave of feminist protests in Mexico.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 3:01 PM

This Is Exhausting: A Needed Convo on Immigration, Detention Centers and the Complicity of Big Corporations

To catch up on the latest in immigration for In The Thick, Julio and guest co-host Maggie Freleng of Futuro Media chat with immigration attorney Amy Maldonado, and the Professor of Law and Migration Studies at the University of San Francisco, Bill Ong Hing.

  • Jul 18, 2019
  • 3:37 PM

LIVE From Chicago: A Conversation on Fighting Violence With Youth Activists Edna Chavez and Cosette Hampton

Youth of color have been organizing to change Chicago and cities across the country to become more peaceful and just places.

  • Jul 10, 2019
  • 1:59 PM

Kings of Deportation

A brief history of anti-immigrant policies in the United States.

  • Jul 2, 2019
  • 10:21 AM

Mexico’s #MeToo (PODCAST)

How is the movement growing?

  • Apr 12, 2019
  • 1:27 PM

Venezuela and US Interventionism (PODCAST)

It can be complicated.

  • Feb 27, 2019
  • 8:40 AM

A Fronteriza in Congress

A convo with Rep. Veronica Escobar

  • Feb 1, 2019
  • 1:56 PM

Surviving R. Kelly in the Me Too Era (PODCAST)

A deep conversation about a decades-long story.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:00 AM

Black and Undocumented

Jonathan Jayes-Green discusses the complexities of this population.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 11:09 AM

LIVE From Mexico: From Catcalling to Femicide

How are Mexican women mobilizing to fight for their lives and each other?

  • Nov 30, 2018
  • 12:52 PM

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