The official home of the big bold podcast finding the heartwarming, heartbreaking and sometimes hilarious stories of American refugees.
People coming into America, people moving out of America, people getting displaced within the country. You’re about to hear remarkable stories rooted in the most pressing human rights challenges of our time.
Get ready to be enchanted by the tenacity and beauty of the human spirit!
This is American Refugee.
Episode 6 - 38th & Chicago
Thursday 25 June 2020
: Minneapolis Police arrive at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in response to a call about a counterfeit $20 bill… You're...
Episode 5 - Sherburne County Jail (Part I)
Friday 29 May 2020
: Inside a small county jail in central Minnesota, 300 immigrants are caged up to 20 hours a day, never allowed outside, some detained by ICE...
Episode 4 - Truckin'
Sunday 26 April 2020
: Get ready to meet America's hardworking trucker drivers, the road refugees who today risk their lives not just delivering to the doorsteps...
Episode 3 - Immigration Court
Friday 27 March 2020
: Detained immigration court is a place where lawyers aren't provided for the defense, where judges and prosecutors are on the same team,...
Episode 2 - Street Angel
Monday 17 February 2020
: She escaped domestic assault, poverty, street crime, and a husband mixed up with a drug cartel. She took her five kids and ran, using every...
Episode 1 - Los Algodones
Tuesday 07 January 2020
: Los Algodones is the tiny Mexican border town called Molar City. Thousands of US citizens are going there each day to save on dental work...