1. GOP Targets Immigration Boss, Will Hold Hearings In Arizona NPR 13:58

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy will lead fellow Republican lawmakers on a trip to Arizona this week, part of an effort by his caucus to boost the profile of border security as an issue through messaging that spuriously links migrants to drugs and crime.

This episode: political reporter Deepa Shivaram, congressional correspondent Claudia Grisales, and immigration correspondent Joel Rose.

This episode was produced by Elena Moore and Casey Morell. It was edited by Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi. Research and fact-checking by Devin Speak.

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