Misha Euceph is a Pakistani-American radio maker. She is the creator of Beginner, a podcast about learning to belong as an immigrant in America. Beginner has been featured as one of Spotify's "Buzzworthy Podcasts," on NPR and in The Guardian. Misha's byline has appeared on NPR stations and in the Wall Street Journal.

She got her Masters in Journalism at the Medill School at Northwestern University. There, she was a White House Correspondents' Association and Asian American Journalist's Association scholar. Misha is an alum of Sirius XM, WNYC, and Transom.

Although she has worked in D.C., New York, and Chicago, she calls Los Angeles home.

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Republican Senators Target Sanctuary Cities, Shift Focus From Trump’s Border Wall

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The Republican senators also called for an end to “catch and release” practices by law enforcement, which allow illegal immigrants to be released while waiting for a hearing. The legislation would focus on criminals and “repeat immigration violators.”

“Today we’re sending the message that we will defend our borders and we will deter illegal immigration,” said Barrasso.

Study: Muslim-American Women More Fearful, Anti-Trump Than Muslim-American Men

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Muslim-American women are more afraid, less assimilated, and dislike President Donald Trump’s policies more than Muslim-American men, in large part because they are more easily identified as Muslim, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.

Panel: Republicans Can’t Blame Health Care Failure on Process

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Many on both sides of the aisle decried the Senate Republicans’ lack of transparency in drafting Obamacare replacement proposals — a move that could’ve passed without a single Democrat since it was included in the budget reconciliation process. Now, Republicans — including President Donald Trump — are blaming the loss on that very process.

Rand Paul Wants Government’s Hands Off Your Emails

 Reauthorizing current surveillance laws would invade the privacy of American citizens, libertarian Sen. Rand Paul and liberal Sen. Ron Wyden warned Thursday.

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 is set to lapse at the end of this year. Section 702 of the law allows, “The Intelligence Community to target communications of non-U.S. persons located outside the United States for foreign intelligence purposes,” according to the House Intelligence Committee.

Experts to House Subcommittee: Taxing Money Transfers Overseas Would Hurt Families

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Late last month, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) proposed legislation that would tax remittances primarily to Latin American nations to prevent undocumented immigrants from sending money to those countries — and those revenues would help build a border wall. Now, the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Financing is considering the idea of imposing a similar 2 percent fee on money transfers to any country to clamp down on terrorism.