Podcast: Trump Trial Winds Down, Border Crossings Slow : The NPR Politics Podcast Trump's trial enters its final stage next week as lawyers make their closing arguments and the case is expected to head to the jury. And immigration remains a top campaign issue after a record-high level of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border this winter gave way to an atypically quiet spring.

This episode: White House correspondent Deepa Shivaram, political reporter Ximena Bustillo, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, immigration correspondent Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, and congressional correspondent Claudia Grisales.

This podcast was produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.

Politics Roundup: Trump's trial winding down; spring border crossings unusually low

Politics Roundup: Trump's trial winding down; spring border crossings unusually low

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In this May 26, 2006 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols the international border separating Sonoyta, Mexico, right of fence, and Lukeville, Ariz., in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Matt York/AP hide caption

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In this May 26, 2006 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols the international border separating Sonoyta, Mexico, right of fence, and Lukeville, Ariz., in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

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Trump's trial enters its final stage next week as lawyers make their closing arguments and the case is expected to head to the jury. And immigration remains a top campaign issue after a record-high level of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border this winter gave way to an atypically quiet spring.


This podcast was produced by Jeongyoon Han, Casey Morell and Kelli Wessinger. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.