Tag Archives: Immigration

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Day Without Immigrants.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 8003 12:00 PM PST. Day Without Immigrants. Tens of thousands of workers didn’t show up to work, businesses closed and schoolchildren stayed home as part of a nationwide protest against Trump’s immigration policies. The “Day Without Immigrants” campaign spread on social media and by word of mouth. What was the […]

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Deportables.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 PROGRAM # 8002 12:00 PM PST. Deportables. In the first major immigration crackdown of the Trump administration, ICE agents captured hundreds, many without criminal records, amid alarming news reports that the White House is considering mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops to escalate the sweeps against undocumented immigrants. Advocates give details about the […]

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Farmworker Champion. Also, “Tell me your Name.”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20 PROGRAM # 8001 12:00 PM PST. Farmworker Champion. Leading filmmaker and TV and music producer David Damian Figueroa is being honored this week with the Dolores Huerta Award for his work championing the rights of farmworkers through the arts. As a publicity artist, he helped grow the career of music greats like […]

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Trump’s Labor Nominee Out, New One Picked.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 PROGRAM # 7999 12:00 PM PT Trump’s Labor Nominee Out, New One Picked. Fast food executive Andrew Puzder, Trump’s controversial nominee to lead the US Department of Labor, withdraws from consideration. Trump names Alex Acosta as new nominee, the first Latino to be picked for the Cabinet. Analysts discuss the record of […]

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ICE Deportation Raids.

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 […]

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The Muslim Ban.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6 PROGRAM # 7991 12:00 PM PST. The Muslim Ban. Ahmed Ali, a California Yemeni-American, and his daughter Eman ended up stranded in Africa after Trump banned refugees and visitors from some Muslim countries. His 12-year-old daughter was not allowed in the US despite having a valid US immigrant visa. They are now […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 PROGRAM # 7977 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. Analysts comment on President Obama’s last days in office and the calls for presidential pardons. They also discuss reports on rallies across the nation this week for immigrant rights, the reintroduction of the BRIDGE Act, a bill to protect “Dreamers”, and the end of […]

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From Tandas to Bank Loans. Also, Coordinated Actions for Immigrants.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 PROGRAM # 7974 12:00 PM PT From Tandas to Bank Loans. A conversation with the winner of a recent “genius grant,” an award given by the MacArthur Foundation to recognize creative work. José Quiñonez created an organization to help unbanked low-income immigrants to establish credit history to be able to get credit […]

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“Six Figures and Struggling.” Also, Sessions Confirmation Hearing.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 PROGRAM # 7972 12:00 PM PST. “Six Figures and Struggling.” This is a conversation with well-known financial planning expert Louis Barajas about his new book “Six Figures and Struggling.” He says people who earn six figures still live paycheck to paycheck, struggling to make ends meet, feeling frustrated and guilty. How can […]

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Hunger and Obesity Among Latinos. Also, Latino Youth at High Risk.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 7957 12:00 PM PST. Hunger and Obesity Among Latinos. Latino families in California suffer from higher rates of hunger, obesity, and overweight in part because they are low-income and live in communities with fewer healthy food retailers. An advocate discusses the findings of this research. Guest: Alejandra Gepp, Asociate Director, […]

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