In the latest episode of Immigration Uncovered, James Pittman converses with Dr. Austin Kocher, who blends his background in geography, political geography, and law enforcement to shed light on immigration from a geographic lens. The discussion revolves around understanding immigration through the lens of geographic spaces and connection, and Dr. Kocher's dedication to transparency and social justice in immigration data and policy.
- Dr. Kocher's military and law enforcement background piqued his interest in the geopolitical facets of immigration, prompting him to delve into both individual narratives and overarching themes.
- Geography's emphasis on the intricacy of places reveals that borders, like ports of entry, serve as connectors, not just dividers, between countries.
- Commitment to transparency underpins Dr. Kocher's philosophy, urging a clear comprehension of immigration systems based on facts, data, and human tales