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State of the Union.

President Obama will announce new executive actions and legislative initiatives in his State of the Union address. Top Democrat and Republican leaders respond to some of the plans, including Obama’s proposals for free community colleges, expanded paid sick leave, and universal high-speed Internet access. White House plans to expand deferred action for immigrants and restore […]

Posted in Education, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |

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 […]

Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Health |

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 […]

Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
Radio Bilingue

Forum on Violence and Human Rights Crisis in Mexico

Washington is not disassociated from Mexico’s violence. Through its Merida Initiative, the U.S. has provided billions to Mexico’s “war on drugs,” much funding security forces that Mexican citizens associate with abuse and narco corruption.

Posted in News Releases, Crisis de Derechos humanos, Homepage Feature, Mexico |

Mexico Edition.

After parents and students confronted military police at the entrance to the barracks at Iguala, Guerrero, the fderal government will allow the National Commission of Human Rights to go in to the area. However, authorities rejected an investigation into elements of the Mexican Army for the disappearance of 43 students. In addition, in a live […]

Posted in Línea Abierta, Política |

Executive Action and U and T Visas.

As part of President Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Labor (DOL) can now certify applications for U and T visas for several new workplace crimes, including fraud in labor recruitment and extortion. During this program, U and T visa experts will explain what these visas are, who qualifies, and how to identify […]

Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |

(Español) Radio Bilingüe transmite en vivo Foro sobre Violencia y Crisis de Derechos Humanos en México

(Español) México está en garras de una espiral de violencia, corrupción e impunidad. Unas 100 mil personas han sido asesinadas y más de 25 mil desaparecidas desde 2006. Según observadores, México se enfrenta a la peor crisis de derechos humanos desde 1968.

Posted in News Releases, Crisis de Derechos humanos, Homepage Feature, Mexico |

Enrolling and Re-Enrolling on ACA.

The second health coverage enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act enters into its final 30 days, as the number of people signing up grew steadily over the New Year’s holiday. The share of uninsured has reached its lowest level in years, but enrolling families of mixed immigration status continues being a challenge. Health care […]

Posted in Línea Abierta, Health |

Immigration Edition.

Republicans take control of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years and party leaders are moving to confront President Obama on a number of issues. High in the agenda is the challenge to dismantle executive action on immigration. Political and legal observers comment on the expected next steps by Congress. Guests: Vanessa […]

Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |

(Español) Reprimen a padres y normalistas de Ayotzinapa en Iguala

Los militares utilizaron equipo anti motines y se reporta por lo menos 5 heridos. Al momento en que los padres denunciaban que tenían pruebas de que los soldados de ese batallón intervinieron en los hechos del 26 de septiembre, algunos normalistas lograron abrir la puerta del cuartel general…

Posted in Crisis de Derechos humanos, Homepage Feature, Mexico |

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