Tag Archives: Immigration

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Peaceful Self-Defense in Mexico. The disappeared. Also, Campaign #1for11Million .

Social and religious leaders comment on their efforts to free detained members of Mexico’s self-defense movement, their call to Mexican consulates in the U.S. to act as agencies to receive reports from crime victims from Mexico, and their call on artists to become “peaceful sel-defenses.” Guest: Gregorio López, “Father Goyo,” Michoacán, México. The disappeared. On […]

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DACAmented in College.

Arizona is taking the country’s largest community college system to court to prevent in-state tuition for DACA beneficiaries, while in Georgia, DACA recipients who are being denied in-state tuition rates filed a lawsuit against the University System of the state’s Board of Regents. Guests: Alfredo Gutiérrez, Member, Governing Board, Maricopa Community Colleges, Phoenix, AZ, http://www.maricopa.edu/gvbd/district5.php […]

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Immigration Edition.

A Honduran man in distress tells how he was forced to witness the rape of his wife and daughter at the hands of gang members, a Honduran teen girl captured in Texas talks about her ordeal from detention to reunification with her mother in California. This program features these and other gripping testimonials from Central […]

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Immigration Edition.

Expert comments on a report that reveals how in the state of Georgia, federal officials usually request extended incarceration when they suspect about the immigration status of detainees and incidents of racial profiling are shared. Also, after the House of Republicans voted in favor to eliminate DACA, a DREAMer confronts Congressman Steve King. Guests: Adelina […]

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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics & Elections |
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Immigration Edition.

A well known scholar and activist comments about an international campaign urging the U.S., Mexico and Central America to establish a “humanitarian corridor” to protect migrant children and help them reunify with their families. The campaign will culminate during the hearing of the Interamerican Court of Human Rights in Mexico City. The situation along the […]

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Migrant Crab Workers.

Mexican migrant women who pick crab meat or peel crawfish and came to the U.S. as H-2B guest workers are often victims of misleading recruitment, long work days, without overtime pay nor regular breaks. Seafood suppliers for major retail giants rely on this temporary labor. Former migrant women who worked in the North Carolina crab […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Mexico |
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Immigration Edition.

A court struck down Arizona’s policy denying driver’s licenses to young DACA beneficiaries, and California is negotiating with federal authorities over the design of the permit for undocumented drivers. These and other news are reported, as well as tips for Dreamers and the undocumented on how to prepare for the license application. Guests: Dulce Matuz, […]

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Fair Pay for Guest Workers.

Mexican guest workers who were recruited and brought into the U.S. by landscaping giant TruGreen on H-2B visas have reached a settlement with the company. The plaintiffs complained that failing to reimburse travel and immigration-related expenses violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Under the agreement, the national provider of landscape services will reimburse the […]

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Alabama Schools: “Show Me Your Papers”?

Civil rights watchdogs found the vast majority of Alabama’s school districts were asking parents to provide their children’s Social Security numbers or birth certificates in violation of federal laws. Hundreds of families have reported problems when enrolling their children in school, raising the presumption of discrimination based on their immigration status. State officials are releasing […]

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Immigration Edition.

Human rights advocates call on Washington to give detained migrant children detained a humane treatment and refugee status. A Republican congressman who played a key role on immigration in the House says he was told by House Republican leaders that immigration reform is dead. Pulitzer-winner undocumented journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, was detained by Border Patrol […]

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