Tag Archives: Immigration

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Pushing Back on Mass Detention.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26. PROGRAM # 7769 12:00 PM PT Pushing Back on Mass Detention. In a move announced as a step against mass incarceration and inhumane treatment of immigrants in detention, State Sen. Ricardo Lara proposes new standards on immigrant detention facilities in California. Known as the “Dignity not Detention Act,” the new bill would […]

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Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. Also, A Well-Rounded Education.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19. PROGRAM # 7764 12:00 PM PT Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. This is a report on two petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington DC. The family of Anastasio Hernández Rojas and international law experts urge the human rights body to hold Border Patrol agents accountable in the brutal […]

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Supreme Court Hears DAPA Case.

MONDAY, APRIL 18. PROGRAM # 7763 12:00 PM PT Supreme Court Hears DAPA Case. Today, the US Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging President Obama’s immigration executive actions, known as DAPA and DACA plus. Thousands rally outside the court urging the justices to lift the block against the presidential orders. In this […]

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Mass Repatriations: Yesterday and Today.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9. PROGRAM # 7735 12:00 PM PT Mass Repatriations: Yesterday and Today. Alfredo Gutiérrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported in the 1930s under a forced repatriation operative, under which more than one million Mexicans and Mexican Americans were rounded up and sent to Mexico. In his book, To Sin Against Hope, Gutiérrez […]

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Valeria Luiselli’s Literary Feat. Also, Combatting Immigration Service Scams.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29. PROGRAM # 7728 12:00 PM PT Valeria Luiselli’s Literary Feat. Mexican young writer Valeria Luiselli is a finalist of the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, becoming the third Latin American to be named a finalist in the history of this prestigious award. She is been recognized for her novel […]

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Scalia’s Death and Vacancy.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16. PROGRAM # 7719 12:00 PM PT Scalia’s Death and Vacancy. Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died suddenly over the weekend. It’s now up to the White House and the Senate to fill his seat. But the Senate leader has called Republicans to block any nomination. How intransigent will the confirmation battle […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9. PROGRAM # 7714 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Latina stars are speaking up against the policies of deportation and criminalization of immigrants and politicians who are resorting to anti-immigrant hate speech. Guest analysts discuss this and other news developments. Guests: Rosalba Piña, Attorney, Immigration Law Expert, Chicago, IL; Grisel Ruiz, Staff Attorney, […]

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Guest Workers in the Crosshairs.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4. PROGRAM # 7711 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers in the Crosshairs. In the recent omnibus budget bill, the US Congress included a provision that will expand the H-2B guest visa program while removing funds from the Department of Labor to make it harder for the agency to enforce key protections for those […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26. PROGRAM # 7704 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The roundup of Central American families early this month and rumors of raids continue sending a chill through Central American neighborhoods. And the US Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on Deferred Action and include a ruling on the “Take Care” clause. Social and […]

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Heartbreaking Separation. Also, Huelga! At Fifty Years.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6. PROGRAM # 7690 12:00 PM PT Heartbreaking Separation. Deported moms who live in the border city of Tijuana announce the publication of several books where they tell their heartbreaking stories of deportation and separation from their children. Their leader also comments on the opening of a shelter for deported women and legislation […]

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