Latinos

Foto: American’s Latino Eco Festival

Latino Eco Festival.

Announced as the world’s largest Latino-themed environmental festival, hundreds gather in Colorado to discuss issues such as clean air, natural foods, protected lands, water stewardship and environmental justice. They also seek to reconnect Latinos with their long history of Green activism. A renowned poet and activist comments on environmental issues affecting Mexico. Guests: Midy Aponte, […]

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Foto: Not one more deportation

Immigration Edition.

The wife of an immigrant detainee is in a hunger strike in support of her husband, who fasted for several weeks last Spring protesting detention conditions and family separation. The new protest is in anticipation of a critical immigration hearing that’s being held today. A White House Spokesperson comments on President Obama and his decision […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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Deadline to Show Documents for Health Coverage.

More than 300,000 consumers could lose their health coverage by September 30 if they don’t provide citizenship or immigration papers to prove their eligibility. They are being asked to submit supporting documents to clear inconsistencies found in their enrollment applications. A health marketplace official and a community advocate clarify this verification process and discuss preparations […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Health |
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67 Sueños (Dreams.)

Migrant students from the San Francisco Bay Area are painting murals to document the stories of their communities through art. Led by an accomplished muralist, the group of migrant youth is painting stories about the risky border crossings by undocumented migrants, overcoming fear and loneliness, their dreams for the country, and in the process, their […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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Repercussions of Ferguson.

After the African American community in Ferguson, MO, erupted in protests over the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer, Latino leaders spoke out in support of groups seeking justice. Is the Ferguson incident hitting Latinos close to home? How are Latinos impacted by arrest-related deaths or police […]

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Posted in Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Immigration Edition.

While U.S. attention has been focusing on children from Central America, a majority of children crossing the U.S. border are Mexican. Unaccompanied Mexican minors are being detained and deported by the thousands, facing the threat of gangs and human traffickers. Are they being repatriated in a safe manner? Do they have access to child-friendly procedures […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico |
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The Student Debt Crisis: A Forum. (Repeat).

This is a partial repeat of the community forum recently held in Edinburg, in the Rio Grande Valley. This segment focuses on the staggering costs that hinder Latino access to higher education and on initiatives seeking to make college more affordable to students from working-class families. College administrators, school leaders and community advocates from South […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Education, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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Foreign Labor Contractors.

The Governor of California and the Mexican Secretary of Labor agreed to create a voluntary pilot program to protect Mexican temporary workers against abuse by unscrupulous recruiters. At the same time, in California, legislators are advancing a bill that would require foreign labor contractors to register with the state and give workers detailed information about […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Latina Teacher Leads Largest Union.

An interview with Lily Eskelsen García, who will take office next week as president of the National Education Association, breaking ground as the first Latina to head the nation’s largest union. She comments about her plans to bring more clout to the teachers’ union, the reformers’ “toxic obsession with standardized testing,” the ruling of a […]

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Posted in Education, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Immigration Edition.

Pro-immigrant groups sue the federal government challenging its policies over the deportation of mothers and children who have fled extreme violence in Central America. And in another challenge, eleven immigrants have submitted applications for deferred action to Secretary Jeh Johnson’s office. Attorney Rosalba Piña comments on these topics and gives legal advice over the air. […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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