Tag Archives: Immigration

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“McFarland, USA.”

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22. PROGRAM # 7570 12:00 PM PT “McFarland, USA.” This Disney movie tells the true story of a group of Mexican-American teenage farmworkers and the high school coach who transforms them into a championship cross-country team. McFarland is a small town in rural California. Guests: TBC Photo: scpr.org For more information about Linea Abierta click here To […]

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Orphan and Exile Children.

TUESDAY, JULY 21. PROGRAM # 7569 12:00 PM PT Orphan and Exile Children. Children in mixed-status families live under the constant threat that their parents will suddenly be deported. Under the current immigration system, they often end up living in silence and secrecy, suffering severe psychological traumas from the devastating loss of a parent or […]

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DAPA Hearing in New Orleans.

TUESDAY, JULY 14. PROGRAM # 7564 12:00 PM PT DAPA Hearing in New Orleans. The appeal to lift DAPA injunction was heard on Friday in a court of appeals in New Orleans. Many advocates from around the country rallied in front of the court urging the judges to allow the temporary deportation relief program to […]

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Migrants Turned Political Prisoners.

THURSDAY, JULY 9. PROGRAM # 7561 12:00 PM PT Migrants Turned Political Prisoners. In separate ways, two former U.S. residents returned to their native Mexico to fight drug cartels and corruption and ended up persecuted and in jail. They are now widely seen as political prisoners. This program revisits the case of Nestora Salgado, who […]

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Trump and the GOP Presidential Race. Also, “Blurring Borders.”

TUESDAY, JULY 7. PROGRAM # 7559 12:00 PM PT Trump and the GOP Presidential Race. During his presidential announcement, billionaire mogul Donald Trump called Mexican immigrants criminals and rapists. Following an uproar in the Latino community, a number of businesses and celebrities have cut ties with the conservative presidential candidate. And while some Republican leaders […]

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Guestworkers: Stuck at the Bottom.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25. PROGRAM # 7551 12:00 PM PT Guestworkers: Stuck at the Bottom. A reputed think tank found that across the U.S., the wages and working conditions of guest workers are as low as those of undocumented workers. Having legal temporary status does not help them improve their workplace conditions and standard of living. […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 9. PROGRAM # 7539 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A leading immigration advocate comments on the next steps after a federal court of appeals decided to leave in place an injunction blocking President Obama’s executive actions. He outlines the scenarios, the legal strategies and the prospective timeline. He also comments on the calls […]

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Immigration Shift in Alabama. Also, Immigration Shift in Nebraska.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2. PROGRAM # 7534 12:00 PM PT Immigration Shift in Alabama. The Tuskegee City Council passed a resolution declaring Tuskegee the first city in Alabama to officially welcome immigrants and adopt a TRUST policy, which prohibits the warrantless detention of people at the request of immigration authorities. Four years ago, Alabama enacted the […]

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Preparing for DAPA.

THURSDAY, MAY 28. PROGRAM # 7531 12:00 PM PT Preparing for DAPA. As in New Orleans an appeals court refused to lift the injunction blocking President Obama’s deportation-relief actions, immigrant rights’ activists are joining forces with California’s Attorney General to launch a series of community forums across the state to give consultations and guidance to […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 19. PROGRAM # 7524 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. On May 19th millions were supposed to start applying for temporary protection from deportation under DAPA. Today, thousands take to the streets on a national day of action to increase pressure on Republican leaders who are blocking the measures. This and other topics are […]

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