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Immigration Edition.

A Senate bill in California would erase Proposition 187 from the code books. Another bill would ask California voters whether Congress should immediately enact immigration reform with a path to citizenship. Also discussed is the announcement made by President Obama to take an executive action towards an immigration reform and the crisis at the border. […]

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Concha Buika (Repeat).

Acclaimed singer María Concepción Balboa Buika, known as Buika, was born in Spain to African parents. She now lives in Miami, Florida. With her sultry, emotionally-charged voice she easily crosses musical styles such as cante jondo, jazz and canción ranchera. This is the rebroadcast of an exclusive interview with this distinguished Afro-Hispanic artist about the […]

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Mexico Edition.

The immigration agents in Mexico are more delinquent than a drug lord; they control the gangs (Mara) inside the immigration holding centre, and tell the Mara to steal and beat the undocumented and if a foreigner wants to be release, they are told to pay a sum (from five to ten thousand dollars), these are […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Soccer and Politics.

A conversation with journalists from influential magazines about the politics behind the World Cup. These experts comment on the tight control by a television network over broadcasting rights of the games in Mexico, the controversial managing of the tournament by Mexico’s soccer authority, and the controversy over the public use in the stadiums of a […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Latino Voters and the Midterm Election. Also, One Year After S. 744.

Almost four months before Election Day, this program begins a series exploring the impact of Latino voters. Analysts also discuss the impact of the Voting Rights Amendment Act bill to restore protections for Latino voters and the loss of voting protections under a U.S. Supreme Court decision nearly a year ago. Guests: Myrna Pérez, Deputy […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |
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Immigration Edition.

New York state legislators are introducing the New York is Home Act, the first step in a national campaign to push states to extend full equality to millions of non citizens. In California, after a new law will allow undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses, a coalition is pushing to have a license that […]

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Fandango.

Renowned Mexican soneros bring the community celebration of music and dance known as fandango to the U.S. Local son jarocho artists work with Mexican folk artists to create new sones in the tradition of the Afro-Mexican Veracruz region, based on the experience of day laborers and Latino immigrants from the San Francisco Bay Area. As […]

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Mexico Edition.

Pro-immigrant activist Jose Jacques Medina considers that accelerating the deportation of migrant children who are traveling alone and are in immigration detention centers in the United States won’t resolve the problem, and it will only increase the abandonment of the children. Jacques Medina called on President Obama to stop the procedures that causes the division […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Dolores Huerta.

Iconic civil rights activist and farmworker movement pioneer Dolores Huerta is celebrating her 84th birthday and a lifetime in the fight for human rights. In this conversation, Huerta talks about current issues topping her agenda, including ending big money in politics, restorative justice in schools, reproductive justice, and immigration reform. Guest: Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Extreme School Segregation.

Extreme School Segregation. As the nation marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. BOE, a report by UCLA’s Civil Rights Project finds that the schools of New York are the most segregated in the nation, and the schools of California are the most segregated for Latino students. What are the educational problems that are associated […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |

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