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.
Fresno, the biggest city in California’s Central Valley, is one of the country’s cities with the fewest public parks available for its population and that keeps them least well-maintained.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14. PROGRAM # 7608 12:00 PM PT Challenging the Capital of Expulsions. Civil rights advocates representing students and parents are battling Kern County’s high school district in court, arguing that local schools’ discipline practices discriminate against students of color. In Kern, Latino and African American students are far more likely than their white […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. PROGRAM # 7601 12:00 PM PT Dreamers Visit Mexico. DACA-protected Dreamers from colleges and universities around the country travel to their native communities in Mexico in an often-emotional visit to reconnect with their roots. As they return to the U.S., the Dreamers are becoming active promoters of bi-national travel missions and advocates […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 31. PROGRAM # 7598 12:00 PM PT Immigration Dialogue in Iowa. A local columnist and community leaders convened a town hall meeting this weekend in Iowa to discuss immigration reform. The forum was held in Storm Lake, a town that is among the most transformed by newcomers in Iowa, state scheduled to kick […]
TUESDAY, AUGUST 25. PROGRAM # 7594 12:00 PM PT “Anchor Babies” and the GOP Race. The Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump promises to build a wall along the border, round up millions of undocumented immigrants and declares a war on “anchor babies,” end birthright citizenship. While most Republican candidates are supporting Trump’s plan, some conservatives […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 24. PROGRAM # 7593 12:00 PM PT Buffer Zones for Pesticides. Hazardous agricultural pesticides are sprayed near hundreds of public schools in California. Exposure to pesticide vapors and dust can have serious risks of cancer, autism, asthma and learning disorders in kids. Latino schoolchildren are most at risk of exposure to fumigants and […]
Dreamer Moms. Also, Arpaio Suit Rejected. Also, presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled his immigration plan.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18. PROGRAM # 7589 12:00 PM PT Dreamer Moms. A conversation with the leader of a group of deported moms, who represents families separated by deportation. Living in Mexico and separated from her children, she speaks about her children plight and her efforts to pass a bill in the U.S. House to allow […]
A girl’s 15th birthday party, or quinceañera, in Los Angeles, went beyond the traditional ceremony celebrating the transition of a girl into a woman, and became a double rite of passage, celebrating the transition of a young, ordinary citizen into an active, promising community leader. Our correspondent in Los Angeles, Rubén Tapia, witnessed Kenia Castillo’s […]