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This edition: The High Cost of Citizenship

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 15, 2012.

First aired: October 17, 2012.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we focus on why the number of naturalizing US citizens is down and one way that is being addressed. We hear about the looming health care crisis that may hit the city as hospitals in the five boroughs continue to shut down. And business is booming for Dominican barbers operating out of Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Guest List

Edwin "Duty" Cobles Barber, Brooklyn’s Finest Barber Shop

Ruth Ford Reporter, City Limits Magazine

José García Policy Fellow, National Council of La Raza

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Edwin "Ed Nice" Velasquez Owner, Brooklyn’s Finest Barber Shop

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Allan J. Wernick Columnist, NY Daily News

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