Races and Initiatives to Watch.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15 PROGRAM # 8446 12:00 PM PT Races and Initiatives to Watch. With three weeks to Election Day, political analysts give their views on the US House races to watch in California and key measures in the November ballot. They also report on the increasing efforts to register Latinos to vote and the […]

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Kemp, Abrams on complete opposite sides of Medicaid expansion | The Telegraph

(Español) A tres semanas de la elección persisten en el sur flagrantes tácticas de supresión del voto

(Español) El estado de Georgia dice que los votantes cuyas solicitudes están congeladas o en estado “pendiente” tienen 26 meses para solucionar cualquier problema antes de que se cancele su solicitud o registro y aún pueden emitir un voto provisional.

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Izquierda: David Valadao (R-CD 21) y TJ Cox candidato demócrata. Foto: Fresnobee.

Radio Bilingüe Hosts Town Hall in Sanger with Candidate for Congress TJ Cox

The public dialogue will focus on issues of the highest interest to residents of CD 21, including access to health care, access to higher education, DACA and immigration, jobs, air quality and the water access crisis.

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En Estados Unidos los pacientes con insuficiencia renal tienen acceso a los tratamientos de diálisis que salvan vidas y que paga el Medicare. Foto: ProPublica.

Patient Advocacy Or Political Ploy? Union, Industry Square Off Over Dialysis Initiative

In California, close to 70,000 patients need regular dialysis, which essentially performs the function of kidneys for patients whose own kidneys are failing. DaVita and Fresenius control 70 percent of the nation’s market. Between them, they reported more than $4 billion in operating profits last year.

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Mexico Edition. A Repeat.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 PROGRAM # 8445 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. A Repeat. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the students’ massacre on October 2, 1968. In public squares and official buildings the national flag is flying at half-mast. And on the walls of honor of the legislative chambers, the legend: “To the student movement […]

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A June 2018 news report accurately described the controversial reality of children facing deportation proceedings without legal representation.  Foto:

Former Immigration Judge Criticizes Trump’s Pressure on the Courts

After serving for more than two decades as an immigration judge in Florida and Puerto Rico, Rafael Ortiz Segura, frustrated with the Trump administration’s intense pressure to speed up deportation trials, resigned and became a defense lawyer for immigrants.

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What Rights Do Undocumented Immigrants Have?. Foto: Countable.

Broad Rejection of New “Public Charge” Policy Targeting Immigrants

This week, the Trump administration published a new rule that considers a “public charge” immigrants who have applied for housing subsidies, Medicaid and Medicare.

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Autobús de Covered California en 2017 -uno similar recorrerá este estado en noviembre, después de las elecciones de medio término que se aproximan. Foto: Covered California/Facebook.

California Extends Healthcare Enrollment Period for Residents

Ahead of the federal government, California will begin the open enrollment period for health insurance subsidized by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, starting next week.

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(Español) Administración Trump ampliaría la noción de carga pública afectando a más de 10 millones de inmigrantes legales

(Español) Pero si dichos trabajadores potencialmente afectados abandonaran el país, la economía de Estados Unidos sufriría efectos negativos indirectos que podría ascender a 174 mil millones”, sostiene el referido estudio.

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No Latinos in Film. Also, “Invisible No More.”

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 PROGRAM # 8444 12:00 PM PT No Latinos in Film. Despite being the biggest moviegoers, Latino talents and stories are largely excluded from the film industry, and, as a consequence, non Latinos end up believing the myths and stereotypes of powerful politicians who use Latinos as their favorite target. Advocates point to […]

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