THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8. PROGRAM # 7626 12:00 PM PT Sheepherders Battle Sheep Industry. Immigrant shepherds are fighting the sheep industry and federal labor authorities in court, accusing sheep ranches around the West of conspiring to keep wages low and to federal agencies for allowing wages to drop to illegally low levels. Up to 2,500 guest […]
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6. PROGRAM # 7624 12:00 PM PT The Immigration and Nationality Act Turns 50. Fifty years ago this week, President Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act into law, a landmark legislation that removed race-based quotas and opened the doors to immigrants from all over the world. This was the last of the […]
(Español) Todas las clínicas comunitarias, y aquí el liderazgo que se ha tenido por parte de los latinos es enorme, no le pide a nadie sus papeles, y tampoco se les cobra las facturas, y los pueden referir cuando se detecta un problema más serio, al hospital o a una clínica donde la atención es más especializada”.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 5. PROGRAM # 7623 12:00 PM PT Migrant Health. About half of non-citizen immigrants from Latin America are left out of the US health care system, with most living in poverty and many suffering from diabetes. A detailed report on this issue is being issued at a bi-national forum on migrant health today […]
(Español) Se calcula que ha habido más de 60 mil muertes. Aquí al ladito. A eso súmele la corrupción gubernamental, la violencia, la mala distribución de la riqueza y tiene los elementos que justifican que a diario miles de mexicanos quieran venir a este lado buscando una mejor vida para ellos y sus familias.
Many immigrant detainees in Arizona have called for better healthcare and an end to punishment for those who file complaints of abuse.
“On this continent, too, thousands of persons are led to travel north in search of a better life for themselves and for their loved ones, in search of greater opportunities. Is this not what we want for our own children?” said Pope Francis.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. PROGRAM # 7614 12:00 PM PT Immigration Detentions: Abusive. A federal bipartisan commission blasted the U.S. immigrant detention system, warning that the detainees are illegally being treated as criminals and drawing special attention to the abusive treatment of migrant children and families seeking asylum. A news correspondent reports on the recent death […]
The second Republican presidential debate, held in Simi Valley, California, again brought up the issues of closing borders, removing the right to citizenship for children of immigrants, and deporting immigrants, as a response to a failed immigration system. Outside the Reagan Library, where the debate was held, a group of union leaders, activists, and families […]
In California, young immigrants who have benefited from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and who are low-income, can apply for health insurance for low-income individuals.