Tag Archives: Immigration

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 PROGRAM # 8092 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. The Trump administration rescinded the DAPA executive order and kept DACA in place, maintaining the limbo faced by Dreamers; ICE’s director warned that his agency is targeting all undocumented immigrants, “we shouldn’t wait for them to become a criminal;” the Trump administration recalibrates its […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 13 PROGRAM # 8087 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. A bill known as TRUST Act was passed by the Illinois legislature and, if signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, will make Illinois one of the first states to declare itself a welcoming place and a safe haven for immigrants. Additionally, Latino leaders are calling […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 PROGRAM # 8082 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. A delegation of Latino congressmembers visit a shelter of deported veterans in the Mexican border city of Tijuana. The US legislators are sponsoring a bill to allow them to return to the US and apply for legal residency. Also, following the deaths of two […]

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Deportation Challenge Victories.

TUESDAY, MAY 30 PROGRAM # 8077 12:00 PM PST. Deportation Challenge Victories. Jeanette Vizguerra, an immigrant activist who defied his order of deportation and took refuge in a Denver church was allowed to remain in the US for two years. The mother of four has been fighting her deportation for eight years. Another immigrant mother […]

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“Chasing the Harvest.” Also, “In the Fields of the North.”

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 PROGRAM # 8073 12:00 PM PST. “Chasing the Harvest.” A new book of oral histories captures the rarely heard voice of farmworkers, the workers who are at the bottom of the US labor ladder. They tell stories of hardship, survival and triumph in the daily life of fieldworkers; they share their dreams, […]

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Ramping Up Deportations.

TUESDAY, MAY 23 PROGRAM # 8072 12:00 PM PST. Ramping Up Deportations. ICE officials announced arrests of undocumented immigrants are up and most involve convicted criminals. Advocates say the new figures are misleading and claim ICE is going after every immigrant. Meanwhile, House Republicans are working on a series of new bills to ramp up […]

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The Legal Battle Against SB4. Also, Fresno: Anti-Protest Crackdown?

TUESDAY, MAY 16 PROGRAM # 8067 12:00 PM PST. The Legal Battle Against SB4. Sanctuary Cities are now officially banned in Texas and police officers may soon check immigration papers. The fight moves now to the courts, where LULAC became the first to file a legal challenge on behalf of the small town of El […]

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Immigrants Caught in Old Criminal Law System. Also, Texas’ Punitive SB4.

TUESDAY, MAY 9 PROGRAM # 8062 12:00 PM PST. Immigrants Caught in Old Criminal Law System. A new report warns progressive city and county leaders that to protect immigrants is not enough to support sanctuary policies. They need to end a number of criminal justice practices that criminalize poverty, penalize low-level offenses, and trap immigrants […]

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May Day: The Takeaways.

TUESDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 8057 12:00 PM PST. May Day: The Takeaways. The day after May Day, a veteran immigrant-rights organizer shares his observations on the turnout and the fervor displayed by demonstrators across the nation. What were the highlights of this day of national action? What can be learned looking forward to the […]

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May Day Rallies.

MONDAY, MAY 1 PROGRAM # 8056 1:00 PM PST. May Day Rallies. Facing a hostile climate similar to the one of 2006, hundreds of thousands of immigrants and allies flood the streets from coast to coast in a renewed surge of protests for immigrant rights. A number of businesses are closing or allowing their employees […]

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