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Going Green: un análisis de la enmienda 64 de Colorado. Foto: Harvard Journal on Legislation.

(Español) Niegan ciudadanía a trabajadores de la industria de la marihuana

(Español) La represalia a Oswaldo y otros trabajadores del ramo de la mariguana se debe más bien a que son inmigrantes, y no porque son trabajadores de esta industria.

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 PROGRAM # 8589 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Thanks to the labor movement named 20-32, workers from 95 maquiladora companies located in border states benefited from the 20 percent increase in their salaries and the payment of a single bonus of 32,000 pesos, informed labor lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas. The activist and […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics & Elections |
The Conversation
Prison education programs have been shown to lead to better employment rates for those who have served time.

Proposed Legislation Would Help Inmates Attend College

A bipartisan group of Senators have introduced a new bill that would restore the right of federal inmates to apply for Pell grants to finance their higher education.

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Una de las múltiples páginas con amplios segmentos bloqueados del informe del Fiscal General, Robert Mueller.

Mueller Report Fuels Electoral Debate

After three weeks of intense national pressure, Attorney General William Barr finally published the report of the investigation of special prosecutor Robert Mueller on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

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José Manuel Salinas, from Acapulco, Mexico, holds his friend’s baby as he waits to be seen by a nurse. Salinas says it took him about a month of walking and hitchhiking to reach the border town of Tijuana. He had been fighting a cold for about two weeks, he says.

Migrants Receive Medical Care in a Crowded Shelter in Tijuana

Hundreds of Central American migrants are cramming improvised shelters in the border city of Tijuana.

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Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Health |
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Ramsey Muñiz Free. Also, The Mueller Report.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 PROGRAM # 8588 12:00 PM PT Ramsey Muñiz Free. After more than 24 years in federal prison and thanks to a public “Free Ramsey Muñiz” movement, Chicano activist and lawyer Ramsey Muñiz received a “compassionate release” in December. Muñiz, who gained notoriety after running a surprisingly powerful campaign for governor of Texas […]

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Senador demócrata de Carmel, California, Bill Monning muestra la cantidad de azúcar en una botella de 20 onzas de Coca-Cola. Monning está impulsando una legislación que pondría etiquetas de advertencia de salud en las bebidas azucaradas. Describe a la industria de los refrescos como una gran influencia en la política de California. Foto: Samantha Young / Kaiser Health News

Big Soda Pours Big Bucks Into California’s Capitol

(Español) Monning aseguró que la industria de los refrescos es un adversario formidable. Muchos colegas le dicen que no pueden votar por una legislación que afectaría las ventas porque tienen un distribuidor en su distrito.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Politics & Elections, Health |
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(Español) San Francisco, pionera en liquidar licencias suspendidas por fallar a su día de la corte

(Español) “El trabajo que hemos realizado localmente sobre la reforma de multas y comisiones, con el Proyecto de Justicia Financiera, nos ha hecho darnos cuenta de que podemos responsabilizar a las personas sin ponerlas en una situación financiera difícil”.

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Marijuana Industry Workers Denied Citizenship. “364-Day” Law. The REAL Act.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 PROGRAM # 8587 12:00 PM PT Marijuana Industry Workers Denied Citizenship. Longtime green-card residents are being denied US citizenship only because they worked in the legal marijuana industry. Immigrants are getting caught in the crossfire between state laws approved by voters and federal laws. An analyst comments on the case of Denver […]

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The Deadly Consequences of Solitary With a Cellmate | The Marshall ...
The Marshall Project

(Español) El confinamiento solitario en La Florida es ineficaz, inhumano y costoso: SPLC

(Español) Las formas menos restrictivas de confinamiento solitario obligan a que una persona sólo pueda acceder al exterior durante dos horas, tres días a la semana. La forma más restrictiva prohíbe cualquier acceso al exterior hasta después de 30 días de internación y luego sólo durante dos horas dos veces durante un período de 30 días.

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