Immigration after Title 42, Daily steps and physical fitness

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Nicaraguan migrants walk near the US-Mexico border, in Algodones, Baja California, Mexico.
Nicaraguan migrants Emanuel Mendoza, Edgar Sequeira, Benjamin Villalta, Aura Berrios and Juana Orozco, walk near the US-Mexico border, in Algodones, Baja California, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. The group walked to the US border, turned themselves in to the border patrol and asked for asylum. Felix Marquez/AP Photo

An immigration law expert joins us to look at what has changed after Title 42 expired. Then, a wellness specialist tells us we don’t need to hit 10,000 steps each day but should focus on other daily fitness goals instead.

Featured in this Show

  • Understanding immigration after Title 42

    Following the end of the pandemic-era Title 42 border policy, the number of migrants trying to enter the United States illegally have dropped by roughly half. We examine the new immigration policies and enforcement in Mexico and the United States and how that is affecting migration patterns.

  • How many steps do you really need in a day? New research shows it's not 10,000

    Most people don’t need 10,000 steps a day. So where did this number come from? A marketing gimmick. New research finds that the ideal number of steps — which is really just a measure for how much physical activity we need in a day — varies from person to person. An expert explains.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Erin Barbato Guest
  • Shayna Schertz Guest

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