Politics & Elections
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17 PROGRAM # 8000 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: commons.wikimedia.org For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
Last Tuesday, tens of thousands protesters marched on the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest city. The organizers of the march launched a call for one day strike, naming it “a day without immigrants.”
With strong criticism of President Trump, the candidate for the Mexican presidency for the political party MORENA, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, begins an intermittent tour through seven cities of the United States.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 PROGRAM # 7999 12:00 PM PT Clash on Trump’s Labor Nominee. Fast food executive Andrew Puzder, Trump’s controversial nominee to lead the US Department of Labor, is having his first confirmation hearing in the Senate today. Republicans and conservative groups hail Puzder as a leader who will fight government regulations in order […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 PROGRAM # 7998 12:00 PM PST. New Americans in Congress. US Congressmembers from both parties came together to create a caucus to “celebrate the growing number of first generation Americans serving in the US Congress.” The group, called the New Americans Caucus, seeks to give immigrants a voice within Congress. Guests: Rep. […]
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM # 7997 12:00 PM PST. ICE Deportation Raids. After reports about immigration sweeps in eleven states, legislators are demanding ICE to provide details about the raids and the detainees and are charging ICE with providing false information to the public. Meantime, tens of thousands march in Milwaukee in the “Day without […]
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 PROGRAM # 7996 12:00 PM PST. Muslim Ban Denied. Yemeni-American Ahmed Ali and his daughter Eman were stuck in Djibouti for one week when Trump ordered a ban against travelers from Yemen and other Muslim countries. When the Muslim ban was blocked by a judge and later a federal court decided to […]
(Español) Como parte de un grupo de 350 extranjeros sin documentos migratorios, detenidos con la aplicación de las nuevas políticas migratorias, 90 ciudadanos mexicanos fueron arrestados esta semana, entre otros estados en Nueva York, Kansas, Texas y Virginia: ICE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 PROGRAM # 7995 12:00 PM PT Executive Orders: Listener Forum. President Trump’s executive orders on immigration created confusion and anxiety. Who’s paying for the border wall? Who will be deported under the new draconian criteria? How to read the delay of action on DACA? What’s behind the “investigation” of the false claims […]
(Español) Así pues, la muerte temporal de la prohibición de Trump a los musulmanes se mantiene en suspenso, y los viajeros de dichos países vetados con residencia legal en Estados Unidos podrán viajar a este país, al menos mientras dura el litigio.