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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 PROGRAM # 8741 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The US immigration agency plans to dramatically increase the fees for people who apply for naturalization. A legal expert talks about what this new barrier means for the new citizens. Analysts also comment on the growing number of migrant children in government custody, the […]

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Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Public Takeover of PG&E? Another School Shooting.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 PROGRAM # 8740 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Farmworkers from Florida and supporters protest at the New York offices of the largest shareholder of Wendy’s, urging the fast-food chain to sign up to a fair food agreement to help eradicate forced labor and sexual abuse in the fields. […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 PROGRAM # 8739 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Mass indigenous rallies are taking place in La Paz, capital of Bolivia, five days after the coup d’etat perpetrated against President Evo Morales, who is exiled in Mexico. This is how large sectors of the Bolivian people have reacted after the overthrow of the […]

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Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 18, 2019

LÍNEA ABIERTA, the nation’s only daily Spanish-language talk show in public radio.

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Trump Impeachment: Day 1 of Public Hearings.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 8738 12:00 PM PT Trump Impeachment: Day 1 of Public Hearings. This is a report on the first open hearings in the impeachment inquiry. Veteran diplomats William Taylor and George Kent, key figures in the Ukraine scandal, testified about the attempts of the White House to withhold military aid to […]

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Post-Election Wrap Up. Also, Mexico condemns coup in Bolivia.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 8737 12:00 PM PT Post-Election Wrap Up. Latinos and other candidates of color made significant gains in races from Tucson to Boston and Redding, PA in last week’s polls. In Virginia, Democrats won big, taking control of the legislature for the first time in decades with the help of Latino […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 8736 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Following coordinated walkouts in high schools and colleges all over the country, hundreds of immigrant-rights advocates gather in Washington to voice support for DACA, as the US Supreme Court convenes to hear oral arguments on Trump’s decision to end the program. Can the Court […]

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Proposition 187: 25 Years and Beyond. Also, Deported Veterans.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 8735 12:00 PM PT Proposition 187: 25 Years and Beyond. In 1994, California voters passed a proposition championed by then Gov. Pete Wilson to deny social benefits to undocumented immigrants and get them out of the country. Today, the Latino caucus, the largest ever in California’s legislature, has a message […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 8734 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Considering the challenges to the current security policy, even launched by a Mexican general in retirement and in the context of the massacre of nine members of the LeBarón family, it seems that President López Obrador is under pressure by interest groups to resume […]

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Proposition 187: 25 Years Later.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7 PROGRAM # 8733 12:00 PM PT Proposition 187: 25 Years Later. California Proposition 187, a referendum initiative seeking to deny health care, education, and other public benefits to undocumented immigrants, was the first anti-immigrant state legislation of our times. Used as campaign fodder by then Gov. Pete Wilson and passed in 1994, […]

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