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Essential Protection for Essential Workers. Worker’s Comp for Frontline Workers. Protecting Immigrant Detainees.

THURSDAY, MAY 21 PROGRAM # 8892 12:00 PM PT Essential Protection for Essential Workers. One in three grocery store employees say their companies have not instituted new workplace cleaning procedures and protecting gear to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis. New York’s Attorney General Office is looking into workers complaints. Guest: TBA. Worker’s Comp for […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 12 PROGRAM # 8882 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A detainee at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego died in the first Covid-19-related death in immigration detention. In previous days, a federal judge had ordered Otay Mesa to release those detainees who were at greater risk of serious illness or death […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 8875 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Leading Democrats in the House are pushing to cancel a provision in the recent coronavirus relief package that bars families with mixed immigration status from getting stimulus payments. A New York congressman comments on this, and on the mixed signals Latinos are getting in […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28 PROGRAM # 8868 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Last week, President Trump issued a sensational proclamation: he ordered to suspend immigration, to stop issuing most green cards for 60 days, over coronavirus. Analysts go over the details of the order and explain its potential impact. On other news, on the tenth anniversary […]

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Coronavirus: Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28 PROGRAM # 8867 11:00 AM PT Coronavirus: Extra Edition. Guest analysts comment on news developments around the Central Valley, including farmworkers who resist working under unsafe distancing after some tested positive for Covid-19; efforts to increase testing centers; efforts to release at-risk immigrants in detention; calls to provide protective equipment to health […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21 PROGRAM # 8861 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Tens of thousands of doctors, nurses and paramedics who are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic are immigrants protected by DACA or TPS, programs that the Trump administration wants to shut down. Pointing to the shortage of health care workers in the US, […]

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COVID-19: Extra Edition.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16 PROGRAM # 8856 11:00 AM PT COVID-19: Extra Edition. In this extended edition, a California state legislator who is part of a high-level committee on the COVID-19 pandemic talks about her plans to dispel fear and confusion through tele-town halls in Spanish and indigenous languages, the fast-track project proposed to help protect […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 14 PROGRAM # 8853 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Millions of farmworkers are considered “essential” workers and continue risking their lives working out in the fields to feed those “sheltering in place.” Still, farmworkers are not entitled to basic benefits and many are not even given basic protection against coronavirus. Legislators in California […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, APRIL 7 PROGRAM # 8848 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is calling on ICE to release thousands of immigrant detainees who are at risk of coronavirus. A caucus representative also calls for the halting of ICE operations that sow fear in immigrant families, allow the virus to spread, and put […]

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Stimulus Package Deal. Eviction and Foreclosure Relief. Fears of Coronavirus in ICE Detention.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 PROGRAM # 8839 12:00 PM PT Stimulus Package Deal. Senators reached agreement on a relief package to inject 2 trillion into an ailing economy hit by the coronavirus crisis. The stimulus plan, announced as the largest in modern history, includes direct checks to taxpayers, emergency loans to small businesses, a boost to […]

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