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I joined China Radio International on Tuesday in a 15-minute analysis of the “Summit of the Americas”, hosted by the Biden Administration in Los Angeles, and issues such as immigration, economic development, and recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.

The discussion considers the challenge of a US immigration system dismantled by the Trump Administration, as another caravan makes headlines moving through Mexico to the southern US border. We also chat about US relations with Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela — all of whom have not been invited by the Biden Administration to attend the summit.

Listen to Discussion from 1:20

Despite all the issues in the United States, and the problems with ensuring an effective immigration system, a lot of people see the US as a place of refuge and a place of economic and social security at a time of turmoil.