WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1. PROGRAM # 7795 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his top deputies were found in civil contempt by a federal judge for violating court orders to stop racial profiling against Latinos. Now the Maricopa sheriff may face criminal charges. This edition also include an exclusive report on the […]
(Español) “En el País que Amamos: Mi Familia Dividida”, o sus propias memorias tras la dolorosa separación, permitió a la escritora sobreponerse al trauma de la deportación, de ver a sus padres tratados como criminales y luego expulsados de este país.
A Central-American family is mourning in Los Angeles after finding out that their young son was killed in his native Honduras. But in addition to the family grief, there is indignation in the community because according to advocates, his death could have been avoided. The young Honduran man had sought refuge in the United States, fleeing threats from gangs, but immigration authorities underestimated the predicament and deported him earlier this year.
(Español) “En un solo día, vimos 194 mil 655 registros o actualizaciones en el sitio de registro… Está clarísimo, los californianos de todas las edades quieren votar, es emocionante ver tanto interés, especialmente de la gente joven. Para muchos de ellos, será la primera vez que votarán y es esto es algo fabuloso”, sostuvo Padilla.
TUESDAY, MAY 24. PROGRAM # 7789 12:00 PM PT “In the Country We Love.” Actress Diane Guerrero, best known for her star roles in the TV hits “Jane the Virgin and “Orange is the New Black,” has written a memoir titled “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” where she tells her heartbreaking story […]
(Español) Este proyecto es una colaboración entre dos de las mayores emisoras, First Focus y la Organización Nacional de Defensores de los Inmigrantes, como We Belong Together, United We Dream, MonsRising y America’s Voice Fund.
his week a California law went into effect that expands the public health insurance program Medi-Cal to include undocumented children from low-income families. Meanwhile, the author of this historic law is back at it in the legislature with a bill that would allow adults without papers to buy health plans on the state insurance exchange Covered California.
The case of an undocumented immigrant in San Francisco who was detained by immigration agents after reporting his car stolen, attracted attention because it shows a clear double standard: the act of reporting a crime to the police is applauded when done by a citizen, but when this undocumented immigrant did it, he was subjected to severe punishment.
(Español) Esta ley ha resultado del arduo trabajo de una amplia coalición de organizaciones estatales que luchan por el derecho a la salud en compañía de agrupaciones pro inmigrantes.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18. PROGRAM # 7785 12:00 PM PT Medi-Cal for Undocumented Kids Starts. Enrollment in full Medi-Cal for low-income undocumented children begins this week, under the new Health for All Kids law. California becomes the largest state to provide health care to all low-income children, including the undocumented. In this program, impacted families talk […]