The Hand You’re Dealt

In life, as in cards, it’s all about the luck of the draw. On this week’s show, Latino USA tells stories about making the most out of difficult or complicated circumstances. Latinos in Denison, Iowa, grapple with living in the district of a controversial, anti-immigrant congressman. A man flees Syria to unite with his love in Colombia. Pop star Becky G speaks about escaping a rough economic childhood in Los Angeles. Plus, Gimlet Media’s Science Vs joins us to solve a pressing question: are immigrants good or bad for the economy?