Tag Archives: Immigration

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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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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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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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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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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 |
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Executive Action and U and T Visas.

As part of President Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Labor (DOL) can now certify applications for U and T visas for several new workplace crimes, including fraud in labor recruitment and extortion. During this program, U and T visa experts will explain what these visas are, who qualifies, and how to identify […]

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Immigration Edition.

Republicans take control of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years and party leaders are moving to confront President Obama on a number of issues. High in the agenda is the challenge to dismantle executive action on immigration. Political and legal observers comment on the expected next steps by Congress. Guests: Vanessa […]

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Peña Nieto at the White House. Also, Immigrant Detentions.

Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto visits the US and meets with President Obama today. A number of groups are descending on the White House to protest the human rights crisis in Mexico and the disappearance of students in Iguala, Mexico. Guests: Ted Lewis, Human Rights, Global Exchange, San Francisco, California; Cirpriana Jurado Herrra, Solidaridad Obrera, Santa […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Driver’s Licenses.

With only days left until the law allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers licenses in California takes effect, the DMV has unveiled emergency regulations clarifying the forms of identification needed to prove residency. Beginning January 1, all immigrants in the state will be able to get a driver license. The DMV warns customers to […]

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