Mexico Edition.

Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.   For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Mexico-US Guestworkers.

When Canada, the U.S. and Mexico signed NAFTA, they also signed labor accords and the receiving country agreed to provide the same labor protections to migrant workers as to viagra online real their national workers. Migrant rights groups have complained that farmworkers and fair and carnaval workers suffer unequal treatment and are often paid below [...]

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Immigration Reform: Private Prisons.

A commission of current and formerly undocumented leaders sent formal recommendations to President Obama on steps his administration can take to expand relief programs and reduce the harm of current deportation practices. Meantime, people with relatives in detention are fasting in front of the White House and immigrant detainees in a month-long hunger strike and [...]

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Obamacare Enrollment: Closing Time.

As consumers who had problems signing up for health insurance in the marketplace got extra time to apply, the system experienced a new surge in enrollments and the number of people getting enrolled continues to grow. On the eve of the critical deadline, a national expert informs the audience of the deadline, which in most [...]

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Mexico Edition.

Host Martha Elena Ramírez gives an analysis, on how several farm worker organizations marched and demanded a revision to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and they are questioning the new agriculture reform announced by the federal government which offers no details on how the reform is going to work. The National Confederation of [...]

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Extra Time to Enroll.

The Obama administration allowed extra time to enroll in the insurance market for those who were standing in line at the time open enrollment ended March 31. In these extra days, the number of people who have signed up rose to more than 7.5 million. Still, consumers continue facing technical glitches and long lines. Experts [...]

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The Battle to Raise Minimum Wage.

With corporate profits at a record high and the value of wages substantially falling, President Obama calls for a raise in the federal minimum wage. Thirty states are considering legislation to raise the minimum wage. Leading Democrats introduced a bill in the Senate to hike the minimum wage, which is opposed by congressional Republicans and [...]

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Immigration Reform: Widespread Action.

Immigration Reform: Widespread Action. As Congress prepares to an April recess and meet with constituents, grassroots groups escalate actions in their call for immigration reform and deportation relief. An analyst gives a view on what would happen if Congress doesn’t act on immigration reform, what administrative actions could take President Obama. Also, how the standstill [...]

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Campaign Finance Ruling.

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the cap on the total amount of money wealthy donors can give to candidates and political committees. This could lead to a flood of new money into U.S. politics. According to experts and listeners, such change damages our democracy, gives the wealthy increased political influence and opens the doors [...]

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Mexico Edition.

The Northwest’s Hydraulic Plan (PLHINO), which would inter-connect several rivers and build dams, would help put an end to conflicts about water, boost agriculture in the states of Sinaloa, Nayarit, Sonora and Baja California, and allow Mexico to regain food self-sufficiency, according to its architect Manuel Frias Alcaraz. He says the plan will bring over [...]

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