Tag Archives: Immigration

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Immigration Edition.

The wife of an immigrant detainee is in a hunger strike in support of her husband, who fasted for several weeks last Spring protesting detention conditions and family separation. The new protest is in anticipation of a critical immigration hearing that’s being held today. A White House Spokesperson comments on President Obama and his decision […]

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67 Sueños (Dreams.)

Migrant students from the San Francisco Bay Area are painting murals to document the stories of their communities through art. Led by an accomplished muralist, the group of migrant youth is painting stories about the risky border crossings by undocumented migrants, overcoming fear and loneliness, their dreams for the country, and in the process, their […]

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Immigration Edition.

While U.S. attention has been focusing on children from Central America, a majority of children crossing the U.S. border are Mexican. Unaccompanied Mexican minors are being detained and deported by the thousands, facing the threat of gangs and human traffickers. Are they being repatriated in a safe manner? Do they have access to child-friendly procedures […]

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Immigration Edition.

Pro-immigrant groups sue the federal government challenging its policies over the deportation of mothers and children who have fled extreme violence in Central America. And in another challenge, eleven immigrants have submitted applications for deferred action to Secretary Jeh Johnson’s office. Attorney Rosalba Piña comments on these topics and gives legal advice over the air. […]

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Elections Watch. 

Republican incumbent David Valadao and Democratic challenger Amanda Rentería have been invited to debate on the economy, education funding, immigration reform and other hot issues in California’s 21st Congressional District, where Latinos make up more than half of the electorate. And, on the eve of the Arizona primary, a news analyst comments on the governor’s […]

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Peaceful Self-Defense in Mexico. Also, The disappeared. Also, Campaign #1for11Million .

Social and religious leaders comment on their efforts to free detained members of Mexico’s self-defense movement, their call to Mexican consulates in the U.S. to act as agencies to receive reports from crime victims from Mexico, and their call on artists to become “peaceful sel-defenses.” Guest: Gregorio López, “Father Goyo,” Michoacán, México. The disappeared. On […]

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DACAmented in College.

Arizona is taking the country’s largest community college system to court to prevent in-state tuition for DACA beneficiaries, while in Georgia, DACA recipients who are being denied in-state tuition rates filed a lawsuit against the University System of the state’s Board of Regents. Guests: Alfredo Gutiérrez, Member, Governing Board, Maricopa Community Colleges, Phoenix, AZ, http://www.maricopa.edu/gvbd/district5.php […]

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Immigration Edition.

A Honduran man in distress tells how he was forced to witness the rape of his wife and daughter at the hands of gang members, a Honduran teen girl captured in Texas talks about her ordeal from detention to reunification with her mother in California. This program features these and other gripping testimonials from Central […]

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Immigration Edition.

Expert comments on a report that reveals how in the state of Georgia, federal officials usually request extended incarceration when they suspect about the immigration status of detainees and incidents of racial profiling are shared. Also, after the House of Republicans voted in favor to eliminate DACA, a DREAMer confronts Congressman Steve King. Guests: Adelina […]

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Immigration Edition.

A well known scholar and activist comments about an international campaign urging the U.S., Mexico and Central America to establish a “humanitarian corridor” to protect migrant children and help them reunify with their families. The campaign will culminate during the hearing of the Interamerican Court of Human Rights in Mexico City. The situation along the […]

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