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Protesta frente a la Suprema Corte de Justicia de soñadores ‘dacamentados’ que reclamaban su derecho a tener una licencia de conducir. Foto: www.cronkitenews.azpbs.org.

(Español) Soñadores están preparados para cualquier decisión sobre futuro de DACA

With the future of the Dreamers still in limbo, a conservative court is expected at any moment to rule on the DACA program, established by then President Obama, which has protected more than 600,000 from deportation and granted work permits to young people who were brought by their parents when they were minors.

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Helping Students to Pay for College Costs. Also, Children Trauma in Uvalde.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 9754 12:00 PM PT Helping Students to Pay for College Costs. Latino students attending community colleges face a number of pressures, including the soaring costs of living. As they struggle, community college leaders reach out to inform on recent changes to financial aid programs, including changes to Cal Grant and […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 9751 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. As Dreamers’ future is still in limbo, a conservative court is expected to rule any day now on DACA. A ruling against the program may impact millions of families, the midterm elections, and the Supreme Court. An analyst discusses the ramifications of this case. […]

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Extra Edition: Helping Students to Pay for College Costs. Also, Historic Changes to Remedial Courses.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 9743 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Helping Students to Pay for College Costs. Latino students attending community colleges face a number of pressures, including the soaring costs of living. As they struggle, community college leaders reach out to inform on recent changes to financial aid programs, including changes to Cal […]

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Covid Fall Wave, New Booster Shots. Also, Student Debt Relief: What to Know.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 9740 12:00 PM PT Covid Fall Wave, New Booster Shots. Colorado’s Covid hospitalizations dropped during the summer, but Denver’s public health department is warning that infections will increase during the fall. In other news, the federal government suspended the program of sending free Covid-19 testing kits to people around the US […]

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(Español) Apoyo millonario a servicios de salud mental de regreso a clases ante aumento de sucidios

(Español) El 29 de julio el secretario de HHS, Xavier Becerra y el secretario del Departamento de Educación (DOE), Miguel Cardona, enviaron una carta a los gobernadores instándolos a invertir más en servicios de salud mental para desarrollar resiliencia y promover el bienestar entre los jóvenes.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30 PROGRAM # 9730 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Biden administration published a new rule that strengthens the DACA program, offers more protections for beneficiaries and will turn DACA into a federal regulation, shielding it from legal challenges. What to know about the new rule? In other news, lawyers are challenging the […]

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Vanessa Cárdenas. Foto: www.worldwildlife.org.

Latino Small farmers and Ranchers Struggling with Texas Drought

A drought affecting nearly all of Texas, the worst to hit the state in many years, is killing crops and livestock pastures in the southern area. Despite torrential rains in recent days, reservoirs and water supplies are continuing to dry up.

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Hasta 43 millones de alumnos se beneficiarán del plan presidencial de condonación de deuda. Foto: José López Zamorano.

Biden Cancels Student Debt for Millions of Borrowers

Under intense pressure from Democratic leaders, President Biden forgave up to $10,000 in debt for students earning less than $125,000 a year.

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En la primera comparecencia en la que Joe Biden se dirige al Congreso ya como presidente de Estados Unidos. A sus espadas, la vicepresidenta Kamala Harris (derecha) y Nancy Pelosi, Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes (izquierda). Foto: dreamstime.com.

(Español) Aplaza gobierno federal pausa en el pago de la deuda estudiantil hasta fin de año

(Español) Tomando medidas para reducir el costo de la universidad a los estudiantes y sus familias, y “responsabilizarlas por aumentar los costos, especialmente cuando no brindan buenos resultados a los estudiantes”. Y medidas contra ellas “porque han contribuido a la crisis de la deuda estudiantil”.

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