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This edition: Mexican Immigration

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 23, 2015.

First aired: September 23, 2015.

In the premiere episode of POTUS 2016, host Brian Lehrer dives into the issues of the presidential race with top intellectuals and scholars.

First, the horse race, a deep analysis of the state of the campaign trail with guests Christina Greer, author of "Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration and the Pursuit of the American Dream" and Oren Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and former campaign advisor to Mitt Romney.

In the segment, Evidence Based Politics, where Brian brings on a lead researcher to dissect key policy issues, Rogelio Saenz, dean of the College of Public Policy at the University of Texas San Antonio, discusses his research on immigration from Mexico.

Guest List

Oren Cass Senior Fellow, The Manhattan Institute

Prof. Christina M. Greer Author, “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream”

Prof. Rogelio Sáenz Dean of College of Public Policy, University of Texas San Antonio