WAMU (DC)


A public radio station that services the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day on 88.5 FM.
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Primary geographic focus: District of Columbia
Organization type(s): Media


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News Story

Families Affected By Mississippi ICE Raids Scramble To Find Support

Debbie Elliott
WAMU (DC)
August 13, 2019
The Mississippi ICE raids swept up nearly 700 undocumented workers from several food processing plants last week.

News Story

Immigration Advocates Urge D.C. Government To Increase Legal Funding To $2.5 Million

Sasha-Ann Simons
WAMU (DC)
March 4, 2019
Local advocacy groups are asking for more money for a D.C. immigrant legal help fund several months after receiving $900,000 in grants.

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D.C. Food Stamp Recipients Say New Computer System Left Them Without Benefits

Sasha-Ann Simons
WAMU (DC)
November 30, 2017
Three more low-income D.C. residents have joined a group lawsuit against the District’s Department of Human Services (DHS) claiming that an electronic records management system implemented by the city agency last fall left their families without food.

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In Northern Virginia, Immigration Raids Put Families On Edge

Armando Trull
WAMU (DC)
February 16, 2017
For one Annandale community, the fear hit home last week, when Immigration and Customs Enforcement visited two homes at The Fairmont Park Apartments.



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