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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28 PROGRAM # 8791 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Less than a week from the first presidential primary voting of the election season, where do leading candidates stand on critical immigration issues? Also, in the absence of federal action on immigration reform, advocates are winning a number of protective laws at the state […]

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Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Politics |
El Consejo 307 de la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos inició el voto latino Iowa, la primera campaña de divulgación y educación del caucus en todo el estado para la comunidad latina, y llevará a cabo más capacitaciones en las próximas semanas. Foto: holaamericanews.com.

(Español) Cada vez más latinos participan en los caucus de Iowa

(Español) Hay una población latina en auge en todo Iowa, incluido en Des Moines, que representa el 12% de la población de ese estado, y el 26 por ciento de los estudiantes de sus escuelas públicas. En los últimos años, mexicanos, guatemaltecos y salvadoreños se han establecido allí, muchos venidos de California, Texas e Illinois.

Posted in Elections, Homepage Feature, Immigration, Politics |
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“El Linchamiento Gráfico de Francisco I. Madero.”

MONDAY, JANUARY 27 PROGRAM # 8790 12:00 PM PT “El Linchamiento Gráfico de Francisco I. Madero.” Mexican political cartoonist and writer Rafael Barajas Durán, better known as “El Fisgón”, released a new book looking into the number of hard-hitting cartoons against President Madero, the early-century Mexican revolutionary who defeated dictator Porfirio Díaz in the polls […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
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(Español) Cuando la verdad ya no importa con Trump en el poder

(Español) “La verdad importa”, dijo Schiff… uno de los momentos más tristes de este proceso. La necesidad de recordarle a estos descarados políticos que la verdad importa, que su deber es con la nación y la Constitución y no con un farsante que sólo busca su enriquecimiento personal”.

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Medi-Cal Benefits Eliminated A Decade Ago, Such As Foot Care And Eyeglasses, Are Back

A 2017 analysis by UCLA researchers estimated that the use of preventive podiatric services saved Medi-Cal up to $97 million in 2014, attributable to avoided hospital admissions and amputations.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Politics, Health |
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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8789 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Línea Abierta provides a weekly edition to report and provide analysis on top news developments around Mexico. In this collaboration, Martha Elena Ramírez host of the Voz Pública program in Mexico City, facilitates interviews with newsmakers and calls from listeners. Photo: México a través de […]

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Representante demócrata de Texas, Sylvia García.

Deep Divide in Senate Impeachment Trial

Early arguments in the Senate Impeachment trial against President Trump reflected the deep divide between Democrats and Republicans.

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The Census: Counting Everyone.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23 PROGRAM # 8788 12:00 PM PT The Census: Counting Everyone. With the Census scheduled to start in less than two months, advocates ramp up efforts to reach out to hard-to-count communities, including indigenous migrants and families with young children. Leaders of the outreach campaign talk about the challenges brought by the first […]

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Clean Water Act. Foto: www.nar.realtor.

(Español) Gobierno de Trumop elimina controles a la contaminación de arroyos y humedales

(Español) “Se están eliminando las protecciones que se implementaron en los años 70 y 80, en las que los estadunidenses han confiado para su salud… Esta será la mayor pérdida de protección de agua limpia que haya visto el país”.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Environment, Politics |
Mayra Alvarez, president of Children's Partnership, warns of long-term effects that would result from an undercount of young children in the U.S. Census this year (photo by Pilar Marrero).

Kids face long-term inequities if census doesn’t count them this year – all the way through elementary school: Mayra Alvarez

The causes of the undercount are many, but one is a lack of understanding that small children, even newborns, need to be counted in addition to the adults in a household. Others are a political climate in which families of color or immigrant families feel threatened and language barriers.

Posted in CENSO 2020, Homepage Feature, Politics |