Tag Archives: Immigration

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Guest Workers Win Trafficking Case.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25. PROGRAM # 7482 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers Win Trafficking Case. A federal jury awarded more than 14 million to five Indian guest workers who claimed they were defrauded and subjected to labor trafficking, racketeering and false imprisonment by a Gulf Coast company. More than 200 other worker claims are pending, in […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MARCH 24. PROGRAM # 7481 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Republicans move through the House deportation-only bills authorizing local police to enforce federal immigration laws; ICE Director Sarah Saldaña clarifies ICE policy on “mandatory immigration detainers”; Pastor Max Villatoro is deported over misdeamenor of nearly 20 years ago. These and other news developments are […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Prosecutorial Discretion?

TUESDAY, MARCH 17. PROGRAM # 7476 12:00 PM PT Prosecutorial Discretion? Immigration authorities are still detaining and deporting immigrants who may be eligible for DACA and DAPA, in spite of recent guidelines issued by the Obama Administration. A Mennonite Pastor and father of four US citizen children was recently detained by ICE in Iowa. What […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10. PROGRAM # 7471 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in California have visited DMV offices in the last two months. Tens of thousands have been able to apply, many for the first time, for driver’s licenses. Even fewer have qualified for a license. A top official comments on […]

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Los Otros Mexicanos. Also, Schoolteachers Activism.

Canal Once, a Mexican public TV network, premieres today a series titled “Los Otros Mexicanos,” featuring the story of 15 Mexican migrants who are succeeding in their new life in the U.S. Among the personalities, the series features a leader of “Dreamers,” a renowned playwright and film maker, “the King of the Tortilla,” a political […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico |
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Immigration Edition: Activist Deported. Also, Six Months in Sanctuary.

Cipriano Ríos, who gain national notoriety after leading a hunger strike in a detention center in Tacoma, WA, was deported to Mexico. Rios had spent 18 months in detention while fighting his asylum case. He is now reportedly stranded in the border area and separated from his family. Guest: Maru Mora Villalpando, Coordinator, Latino Advocacy, […]

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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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New DACA Halted.

A federal judge temporarily blocks DACA expansion and the new DAPA, the deportation relief programs created by President Obama’s executive action. The ruling comes as thousands were getting ready to apply for the new DACA program that was scheduled to rollout the next day. Guests: Larry Kleinman, Member, Board of Directors, Fair Immigration Reform Movement […]

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Immigration Edition.

Senate Republicans have unsuccessfully tried to pass a DHS funding bill that ends Obama’s executive actions on immigration, including Dreamer protections. Likewise, a Republican-led bill proposing to build additional walls, roads and towers along the border has stalled in the House. A Republican analyst comments on these developments. Regular commentator Rosalba Piña answers questions from […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Human Trafficking Fighters. Also, Immigration Edition.

The White House gave the Coalition of Immokalee Workers a presidential recognition for “extraordinary efforts” to combat human trafficking. Among those efforts by the CIW, Secretary John Kerry highlighted the pioneering fair food program and the investigations that uncovered farm slavery operations across the southeast. In this program, the honoree discusses the state of modern-day […]

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Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |
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State of the Union.

President Obama will announce new executive actions and legislative initiatives in his State of the Union address. Top Democrat and Republican leaders respond to some of the plans, including Obama’s proposals for free community colleges, expanded paid sick leave, and universal high-speed Internet access. White House plans to expand deferred action for immigrants and restore […]

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Posted in Education, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |