The Indicator from Planet Money

The Indicator from Planet Money


A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.

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There are currently just under 65,000 migrants in New York City's shelter system, stretching the city's outworn social service systems. Today on the show, we follow one asylum seeker's journey from Venezuela to New York and explore why the process is lengthy and complicated.

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  • 1956 - An asylum seeker's long road to a work permit 
    Thu, 11 Jul 2024
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    Wed, 10 Jul 2024
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    Tue, 09 Jul 2024
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