Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 9, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, April 9, President Donald Trump's foreign policy team calls for political change in Syria, and families ask for more data on post-college earnings and employment. Later, the difference between two California cities’ approaches to immigration issues. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 9, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, April 9, President Donald Trump's foreign policy team calls for political change in Syria, and families ask for more data on post-college earnings and employment. Later, the difference between two California cities’ approaches to immigration issues. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 9, 2017
  • Tech industry confronts new visa guidelines
    President Donald Trump’s administration recently released new guidelines for employers applying for H1B visas for highly educated and skilled foreign workers. The application period for the employer-sponsored visas opened last Monday, and by Friday the 85,000 slots available were gone. USA Today immigration reporter Alan Gomez joins Hari Sreenivasan from Miami for more on the program.
    Original Air Date: April 9, 2017
    office of a web design company
  • Is college worth the cost?
    College student loan debt in the U.S. now stands at $1.4 trillion -- more than what Americans owe on their credit cards or car loans. To determine whether the investment pays off, students and lawmakers are asking schools for more data on graduation rates, earnings potential and other measures of post-college success. Melissa Korn, of The Wall Street Journal, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: April 9, 2017
    student debt
  • California cities show stark differences on immigration
    The Trump administration announced in March its plans to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities like San Francisco, which limit local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officials. Other cities, like Fresno, are more cooperative with federal authorities. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings reports on the showdown.
    Original Air Date: April 9, 2017
    immigration
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