Status - Immigration & People

24 EpisodesProduced by Matt Horton

Status tells the human stories that immigration impacts. Somebody might be in the US on an E-1, an H-1B, a J-2, or an F-1. They might be undocumented or they may have their green card. They might be moving to Canada for a job or to the UK to escape violence in their home country. In any case, every … read more

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July 10th, 2018


Over 2 seasons, Status told you the stories of how immigration policy really affects the lives of immigrants.

In the past few weeks, you saw the worst …

Black Kiss of Death

June 26th, 2018


Eddie entered the US through customs at 14, and he doesn’t remember much about it. He was more interested in seeing his mom who was being treated for cancer.

Then he met Tyler, and all of a sudden it was on him to prove …

Us (Jonatan, Part 5)

May 29th, 2018


Jonatan was the impetus for Status. This is the final part of his story. Hear how he and I met, fell for each other, and worked to maintain that love. And we learn once again that even in the most straightforward of …

Re-entry (Jonatan, Part 4)

May 8th, 2018


Jonatan found a new home and a new family in the United States. Then he was told he had to return to Colombia. But it wasn't as easy as showing up …

Letters (Jonatan, Part 3)

April 24th, 2018


By the time he was in college, Jonatan was living what could be considered a picturesque American life. There were just two things that might take it …

Family (Jonatan, Part 2)

April 10th, 2018


This week, we’re continuing the story of Jonatan, the man who inspired the creation of Status. This week, hear the story of how Lori & David became Mom & Dad.

Colombia (Jonatan, Part 1)

March 27th, 2018


For as long as I’ve known him, Jonatan has been talking about writing a book. He says he could never write it himself, but he wants to find someone …

Every Waking Moment

February 27th, 2018


Every Waking Moment

Diana is a Dreamer, but not every immigrant's story is a story about immigration. Listen to the incredible story of a girl and her mother overcoming and making a life in their new home.

Music by Ben …


February 13th, 2018



Yaa doesn't have the typical DACA story, and she's not super confident that Congress will clear things up anytime soon. But she's gonna hustle for herself, her family, and her city anyway.

Music by Ben Michel & …

The Talk

January 30th, 2018


Welcome to Status

January 13th, 2017


Status is a show about immigration and relationships. First episode launches this week. Subscribe!


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