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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 PROGRAM # 8721 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. California is banning private prisons and for-profit immigrant detention centers, fording the federal government to close four jails for migrants in the state. Analysts comment on this and other new California laws seeking to integrate and protect immigrants, including new grants and loans for […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 PROGRAM # 8716 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Trump administration’s public charge rule, scheduled to go into effect today, has been blocked this weekend by a federal district court in New York. As reports of widespread fear among immigrant families continue, analysts join this program to address concerns and dispel misinformation. […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 PROGRAM # 8711 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Civil rights groups demand access to the records from the Trump administration on the huge civil fines against immigrants who have taken sanctuary in churches to avoid deportation. On other news, five asylum-seeking mothers and their children who were separated sued the Trump administration […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 8701 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Trump administration is planning to make it harder for immigrants to appeal deportation cases by drastically raising the fees to onerous levels when they request to reopen their cases. On other news: Democratic congressmembers introduced a bill to strengthen protections for immigrants survivors […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 PROGRAM # 8696 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The leader of a human rights organization in Honduras visits the US to talk about the US and Canadian foreign policies that exacerbate poverty and corruption and fuel the exodus of refugees from Honduras. Also, housing, transportation and wages protections for H2A migrant farmworkers […]

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“Public Charge”: The Chilling Effect.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 8693 12:00 PM PT “Public Charge”: The Chilling Effect. A new rule that expands the government’s definition of “public charge” targets millions of legal immigrants who are enrolled in social programs. Immigrants who use benefits like food stamps, Medicaid, and public housing would be at risk of being denied entry […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 PROGRAM # 8691 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Activists from the San Francisco Bay Area culminated a month-long campaign to protest immigrant detention centers, “30 Days of Daily Actions to Close ICE Camps,” and support legislation to ban contracts with for-profit private prisons. On other news, musicians from California launched a series […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 PROGRAM # 8686 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Tens of thousands of guests of the hotel chain Motel 6 whose information wash shared with ICE can now receive compensation. On other news, local governments in California claim in a lawsuit against the Trump administration that the “public charge” rule is already causing […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27 PROGRAM # 8681 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Two Mayan leaders who fled from Guatemala fearing reprisal attacks from military or paramilitary groups linked to the government and were victims of extortion and threats while crossing Mexico, were forced to wait on the Mexican side after applying for asylum in El Paso. […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 PROGRAM # 8676 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Jose Bello, an immigrant activist imprisoned for three months after reciting a poem against family separations at a public forum, was released from an ICE detention center in Central California once NFL players helped pay the bail. José and his lawyer talk about his […]

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