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Immigration Reform: Widespread Action.

Immigration Reform: Widespread Action. As Congress prepares to an April recess and meet with constituents, grassroots groups escalate actions in their call for immigration reform and deportation relief. An analyst gives a view on what would happen if Congress doesn’t act on immigration reform, what administrative actions could take President Obama. Also, how the standstill [...]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |
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Campaign Finance Ruling.

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the cap on the total amount of money wealthy donors can give to candidates and political committees. This could lead to a flood of new money into U.S. politics. According to experts and listeners, such change damages our democracy, gives the wealthy increased political influence and opens the doors [...]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |
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Mexico Edition.

The Northwest’s Hydraulic Plan (PLHINO), which would inter-connect several rivers and build dams, would help put an end to conflicts about water, boost agriculture in the states of Sinaloa, Nayarit, Sonora and Baja California, and allow Mexico to regain food self-sufficiency, according to its architect Manuel Frias Alcaraz. He says the plan will bring over [...]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Health Insurance Enrollment: Extra Time.

ACA’s enrollment period closes with more than six million people signing up in the new insurance exchanges. High traffic and technical glitches kept many from completing the enrollment forms on time. Those consumers have now more time and may be able to finish their ACA application. This edition includes sections of the statement made by [...]

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Posted in Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Cops Arrested in Impounding Scam.

Nearly a half of the police force in a small California town was arrested, accused of taking part in a car theft scheme. King City’s police chief and other officers face charges of impounding and profiting from more than 200 cars belonging to poor Latino immigrant families. According to the prosecution, those targeted were undocumented [...]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |
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Immigration Reform: Discharge Petition.

House Democrats introduced a discharge petition, a tactical measure to force a vote on immigration reform. At the same time, a hunger strike continues in immigration detention centers in Texas and Washington, amid complaints of retaliation by ICE against alleged hunger strike leaders. Guests: Axkana Rios, Son of detainee at Northwest Detention Center, Portland, OR; [...]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |
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César Chávez: The Movie.

A biopic film that portrays the life and struggle of labor organizer César Chávez premieres this week in theaters around the nation. Titled César Chávez, the movie tells the story of the activist who battled for social justice in the fields through non-violent means, while striving to be a good husband and father. This repeat [...]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Education, Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Mexico Edition.

Host Martha Elena Ramírez gives news and analysis on the culture of inefficiency and corruption in the Mexican government. She also comments on the debate in Mexico about the ownership of oil supply, with production now open to foreign companies. Listeners join in airing diverse comments, including: expressing frustration for the lack of civic engagement [...]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Health Insurance Enrollment: Countdown.

With four days left before the end of the enrollment deadline in the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace, the government announces the “special enrollment period.” Only people who meet certain criteria would be able to extend the process of enrollment. Línea Abierta opens all phone lines for listeners to report the challenges they are facing to [...]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Health |
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Elvira Arellano, Detention Centers and More.

An exclusive interview with deported activist Elvira Arellano, who re-entered the U.S. after being detained and released at the border. Also, a hunger strike of immigrant detainees in Washington spread to Texas, putting the spotlight on private immigration detention centers. And an update on a pro-reform national bus tour that has engaged constituents and members [...]

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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |

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