Gary Airport Serves As A Deportation Hub And President Trump’s Meeting With China’s Xi Jinping

International Order On The Line For Trump-Xi Meeting
This combination of file photos show U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in a meeting at the White House in Washington, on March 31, 2017, and China's President Xi Jinping in a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on Dec. 1, 2016. (AP)
International Order On The Line For Trump-Xi Meeting
This combination of file photos show U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in a meeting at the White House in Washington, on March 31, 2017, and China's President Xi Jinping in a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on Dec. 1, 2016. (AP)

Gary Airport Serves As A Deportation Hub And President Trump’s Meeting With China’s Xi Jinping

On today’s show: The Gary-Chicago International Airport is a hub for the deportation of many Mexican immigrants. A group of community leaders are protesting the practice. We speak with Ruth Needleman, a professor emerita of Labor Studies at Indiana University and a long-time Gary resident. We’re also joined by JoAnn Persch, a Sister of Mercy nun and co-founder of The Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants. They help us chronicle the actions at Gary Airport. Then, an analysis of the evolution of U.S. policy towards China as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart. We speak with Daniel Drezner, a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.