Sunday on Flashpoint: Asylum crisis, US-China trade war, and politics in school curriculum

Watch Sunday at 10 a.m. on WDIV Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit.com


DETROIT – Flashpoint on Sunday (6/24/18) focuses on the asylum crisis dominating headlines this week, focusing on the difference between asylum seekers and illegal immigrants. 

The show will also look at a looming trade war with China, and what role state politicians should play in public school curriculum. 

Related stories to Sunday's topics: 

Grand Rapids agency helps migrant kids separated from families (WOODTV) 

US announces tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods (CNN)

How Trump's tariff fight with China could draw in the world's oil powers (CBC) 

History gets a conservative twist in Michigan social studies standards (Bridge) 

Scheduled guests include: 

  • Margo Schlanger, University of Michigan law professor
  • Deb Drennen, executive director of Freedom House
  • Migladys Bermudez, site attorney for Justice for Our Neighbors
  • Stephen Henderson from WDET's Detroit Today
  • Chastity Pratt-Dawsey from Bridge Magazine
  • Randy Richardville, former Michigan State Senate majority leader
  • Dennis Cowan, head of government affairs for Plunkett Cooney and former mayor of Royal Oak

WDIV Local 4 anchor Devin Scillian hosts. Flashpoint airs Sundays at 10 a.m. You can also watch it streaming live on ClickOnDetroit, and replays shortly after the end of the show. 

NBC's Meet the Press follows at 10:30 a.m.