The bill would give the California Labor Comissioner the tools to demand that companies pay a bond if they have been ordered to pay backwages and still have not.
The young people will be talking with civic groups and lawmakers about the importance for their families of President Obama’s immigration measures, DACA and DAPA.
TUESDAY, JULY 14. PROGRAM # 7564 12:00 PM PT DAPA Hearing in New Orleans. The appeal to lift DAPA injunction was heard on Friday in a court of appeals in New Orleans. Many advocates from around the country rallied in front of the court urging the judges to allow the temporary deportation relief program to […]
“Doing this, I feel like this is part of Mexico, too,” says immigrant worker Héctor Plascencia.
In some schools in Oakland, three out of four children have lost a loved one to violence. The effects spill over into the classroom.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9. PROGRAM # 7539 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A leading immigration advocate comments on the next steps after a federal court of appeals decided to leave in place an injunction blocking President Obama’s executive actions. He outlines the scenarios, the legal strategies and the prospective timeline. He also comments on the calls […]
A stray bullet cost Jacqueline Funes months of schooling, and she is now struggling to be able to learn, and live, as she did before.
TUESDAY, MAY 26. PROGRAM # 7529 12:00 PM PT Presidential Hopefuls and Latino Vote. A Democratic presidential contender met with Dreamers and hired a prominent Dreamer and immigration activist to lead Latino outreach. This is perhaps the boldest move in the fight for the Latino vote. As some presidential hopefuls are campaigning in Spanish, we […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13. PROGRAM # 7520 12:00 PM PT Latinos and the Digital Divide. For many Latinos, Smartphones are the only way to go online to meet their basic information needs. Latinos are more likely to depend on their Smartphones to find health services, educational content and other essential needs. What does it mean for […]
TUESDAY, MAY 12. PROGRAM # 7519 12:00 PM PT Reforming Detention Centers. After visiting immigrant detention centers in several states, Catholic bishops found flaws in due process and human rights protections and are releasing this week a series of recommendations to reform the US immigrant detention system. A prominent leader of the Catholic church discusses […]