Latinos

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Immigration Edition: Activist Deported. Also, Six Months in Sanctuary.

Cipriano Ríos, who gain national notoriety after leading a hunger strike in a detention center in Tacoma, WA, was deported to Mexico. Rios had spent 18 months in detention while fighting his asylum case. He is now reportedly stranded in the border area and separated from his family. Guest: Maru Mora Villalpando, Coordinator, Latino Advocacy, […]

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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Zambrano Killing Investigation.

A video shows unarmed Antonio Zambrano Montes moving away from police when he was shot to death. Local law agencies are conducting an investigation into the incident, the family accuses the police of wrongful death, state authorities seek an independent investigation, and advocates urge the US Department of Justice to launch a federal probe. This […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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New DACA Halted.

A federal judge temporarily blocks DACA expansion and the new DAPA, the deportation relief programs created by President Obama’s executive action. The ruling comes as thousands were getting ready to apply for the new DACA program that was scheduled to rollout the next day. Guests: Larry Kleinman, Member, Board of Directors, Fair Immigration Reform Movement […]

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

Senate Republicans have unsuccessfully tried to pass a DHS funding bill that ends Obama’s executive actions on immigration, including Dreamer protections. Likewise, a Republican-led bill proposing to build additional walls, roads and towers along the border has stalled in the House. A Republican analyst comments on these developments. Regular commentator Rosalba Piña answers questions from […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Remembering Tijerina.

One of the earliest pioneers of the Chicano movement, Reies López Tijerina passed at the age of 88 in El Paso. Founder of La Alianza Federal de Mercedes, Tijerina spearheaded the cause of land-grant restoration in the 60s. He gained international fame after leading an armed raid on a courthouse in Tierra Amarilla, NM to […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Ferguson and Salinas: Parallels.

In the small town of Salinas, CA, four Latino men were shot to death by police officers last year. Those incidents have sparked outrage, protests and calls for a federal investigation in this largely Latino city. Still, unlike similar incidents in Ferguson and New York against Black unarmed residents, these cases have gone largely unnoticed […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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(Español) Los MacArturos llegaron a Salinas: Foro Púbico de Radio Bilingüe-CBDIO

(Español) Los MacArturos vinieron a CSUMB porque muchos de sus estudiantes son los primeros en sus familias en asistir a la universidad, y más de un tercio de ellos son latinos. Pero también porque Salinas está tocado por la violencia que flagela a miembros de la comunidad latina en el área.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Latinos |
Homero Aridjis

City of Zombies.

Renowned Mexican poet and author Homero Aridjis comments on his most recent novel, Ciudad de Zombis, which pictures Mexico’s current reality of violence, corruption, impunity, and indifference. A leading champion for the environment and social justice in Latin America, Aridjis is coming to California to speak about the challenges that the power of organized crime […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Crisis de Derechos humanos, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico |
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Improving Health Marketplace Enrollment.

Community organizations are accelerating efforts to enroll Latinos during the current open enrollment period of the health insurance marketplace. Applicants need to get enrolled by February 15 to get health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. A high health care official comments on the changes that the health system is making to help and […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Health |
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Agustín Lira.

Mexican-American singer, composer and playwright Agustín Lira talks about his music and comments on social issues. Lira is co-founder with Luis Valdez of El Teatro Campesino and winner of the lifetime honor of the National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts. This is a repeat edition to mark the celebrations of Martin […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta |

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