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Murad Awawdeh

Murad Awawdeh

  • Max Politics Podcast: How New York City is Handling an Influx of Asylum Seekers

    Asylum seekers arrive in New York City (photo: @NYCImmigrants)


    September 16, 2022 - Max Politics Podcast: How New York City is Handling an Influx of Asylum Seekers

    Murad Awawdeh, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, joined the show to discuss the influx of asylum seekers to New York City, how government and nonprofits have responded, as well as ongoing City Council redistricting.

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  • Max Politics Podcast: What's Next for New York City's Immigrant Communities

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    Immigrant advocacy (photo: Jeff Reed/City Council)


    July 22, 2021 - Max Politics Podcast: What's Next for New York City's Immigrant Communities

    Murad Awawdeh, executive director of New York Immigration Coalition and New York Immigration Coalition Action, joined the show to discuss key issues facing the city's immigrant communities, NYIC's advocacy agenda at the city, state and federal levels of government, the recent city primary elections, his hopes for a likely Mayor Eric Adams, and more.

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