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Samuel Orozco, Director de Noticias e Información de Radio Bilingüe, y Conductor Titular de Líniea Abierta junto a Chelis López, también Conductora de este programa estelar de noticias de la red de emisoras de radio pública latina.

Recap of 2023.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 10232 12:00 PM PT Recap of 2023. As 2023 comes to a close, the hosts of Línea Abierta convene to review some of the headline news stories of the year and stories to watch in 2024 in the US and Mexico. This year, the hottest year on record, climate change […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Environment, Topics, Politics, Health, Jobs |
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Extra Edition: 2023 Highlights of the Central Valley News Collaborative.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 10230 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: 2023 Highlights of the Central Valley News Collaborative. As communities around the country suffer shrinking local news coverage, media outlets in the San Joaquin Valley came together to bring new energy and amplify the impact of their news service. Journalists comment on relevant stories […]

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El Capitolio de la nación, donde se dirime el futuro de un importante conjunto de leyes con aparente destino incierto. Foto: José López Zamorano.

(Español) Se agota el tiempo para las negociaciones del Congreso y Biden por la ayuda a Ucrania

(Español) Hoy en día, la mayoría de las personas y familias de países que atraviesan crisis políticas y económicas cruzan la frontera y se entregan porque no hay una vía legal para entrar. Esa es la principal fuente de entrada ilegal.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Politics, Jobs |
A worker removes dried vines from a field in Fresno County on Oct. 13, 202. He said he worked regular shifts in the intense heat the previous week, and was not offered any of the protections required by the state. . Photo: Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED.

(Español) Legalizar a los inmigrantes indocumentados sería la mejor Acción de Gracias

(Español) Así, celebramos a los inmigrantes por su perseverancia y por seguir adelante levantando con su trabajo y su esfuerzo no sólo a sus familias, sino a esta nación, que tiene una enorme deuda con ellos.

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Trabajadores agrícolas que laboran en el campo, en el Valle de Coachella (CA), una de las regiones agrícolas más grandes del país, ahora podrán votar por su sindicalización sin temor, fuera de sus sitios de trabajo, pero llevan años esperando sin éxito una reforma migratoria. Foto: Heidi de Marco / KHN.

Farm Bill Extended for Another Year. What Will Happen to the Environmental Proposals?

The Farm Bill was extended for another year thanks to last-minute negotiations to avoid a government shutdown. The extension paves the way for food stamps to reach 40 million people and was a relief for food producers.

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Estos son los inmigrantes indocumentados, en la dura labor agrícola, sin seguro de salud ni esperanza de una reforma migratoria. Foto: Heidi de Marco.

Latino Congressman Promotes Smart Agriculture in Frozen Farm Bill

The farm bill is expected to remain frozen in the coming months due to political infighting in a polarized and gridlocked Congress. In the meantime, Latino legislators have succeeded in pushing a series of bipartisan measures to address farm, climate and food issues.

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First Unemployment Fund for Undocumented Workers. Undocumented Coloradans Eager to Enroll in Health Plan. Lung Health for All. And Lung Cancer Screenings, a Lifesaver.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 10183 12:00 PM PT First Unemployment Fund for Undocumented Workers. The state of Colorado is launching the Benefit Recovery Fund, a pot of money that will provide aid to laid-off undocumented workers in a way similar to the Unemployment Insurance Fund. Colorado is the first state in the nation to […]

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Latino Farmers Bet on Large-Scale Hemp Planting for Green Energy Production

Latino farmers meeting in New Mexico announced a plan to plant millions of acres of hemp in the United States and accelerate massive production of biofuel. They gathered at a conference to discuss the climate crisis and food systems in the Native American village of Isleta, near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 PROGRAM # 10161 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The US labor department is investigating a farm company in Colorado that has been penalized in the past for, among many violations, not paying foreign workers their due wages. This case is raising new questions about the workplace policies to protect H-2A workers. In […]

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Extra Edition: Largest Strike in the Healthcare Sector. How to Avoid Medi-Cal Disenrollment. Flood Victims Set to Sue Over Damage.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 PROGRAM # 10156 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Largest Strike in the Healthcare Sector. Tens of thousands of health workers went on strike last week in California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington and threaten more strikes if their demands over staffing and job outsourcing are not met. The strike against Kaiser Permanente, the […]

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