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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 PROGRAM # 8972 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. One year ago, ICE agents targeted workers at several poultry plants in Mississippi, brutally arresting more than 600 immigrants and leaving behind broken families and traumatized communities. The raid coincided with the first week of school, and many children returned from classes to find […]

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New Covid Epicenter. Stimulus Checks for Mixed-Status Families. Protections for Food Industry Workers.

MONDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 8970 12:00 PM PT New Covid Epicenter. Coronavirus is hitting hard California’s Central Valley, which now leads the state with infection outbreaks. Gov. Newsom is sending the most ravaged counties a “strike team” similar to the one deployed in Imperial County, once the Covid epicenter in the state. A public […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 PROGRAM # 8969 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. One year after the mass shooting that killed 23 people in El Paso, the worst act of domestic terrorism against Latinos in modern times, young professionals from the joint community of El Paso-Ciudad Juárez bring new, fresh perspectives on what it means to live […]

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Posted in Economy, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
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Strike Team for Covid Hotspot. Also, “Get Out the Count Day.”

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 PROGRAM # 8968 12:00 PM PT Strike Team for Covid Hotspot. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to invest 52 million in the Central Valley, an area with the highest Covid infection rate among essential workers. A health official from Fresno County reports about the talks with Newsom’s “strike team” to […]

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Posted in CENSO 2020, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Primaries in Five States; Biden Agenda for Latinos.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 PROGRAM # 8966 12:00 PM PT Primaries in Five States; Biden Agenda for Latinos. Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington held primaries on Tuesday. Among the highlights: Missouri voters approved Medicaid expansion and House and Senate races in Washington and Arizona give clues about the upcoming battle for the White House and […]

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Posted in Elections, Línea Abierta, Politics |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 PROGRAM # 8965 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services is announcing major fee hikes for people applying for citizenship, asylum, permanent residency and other immigration benefits, imposing more burdens on low-income immigrants and increasing the wait to become a citizen. An advocate talks about this and about […]

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Coronavirus News Roundup. Heals vs Heroes Act. El Paso Massacre: On Year Later.

MONDAY, AUGUST 3 PROGRAM # 8963 12:00 PM PT Coronavirus News Roundup. News correspondents report on new coronavirus hot spots in the US, the worst-hit country in the world. They report on the response to the pandemic in states where Covid-19 is getting worse and areas where infections are slowing down. Heals vs Heroes Act. […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JULY 31 PROGRAM # 8962 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Analysts comment on the trial for corruption charges of former Mexico’s oil boss, who is now a cooperating witness and may implicate previous presidents. And news about the fight against Covid-19 in Mexico, a country with some of the highest death tolls. Photo: 24 Morelos/Facebook […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
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Remembering El Paso Massacre. Also, Election Update.

THURSDAY, JULY 30 PROGRAM # 8960 11:00 AM PT Remembering El Paso Massacre. On the first anniversary of the massacre in El Paso and the ensuing series of mass raids against Latinos working on poultry plants in Mississippi, community leaders gather in a virtual session to denounce the prevailing rhetoric and policies of White supremacy […]

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Stimulus Bill and Immigrant Families. Also, Covid-19 Contact Tracing in Migrant Communities.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 PROGRAM # 8959 12:00 PM PT Stimulus Bill and Immigrant Families. Senate Republicans released a bill, the Heals Act, announced as the latest relief plan for the Covid-19 crisis. The new package continues imposing penalties on immigrants, excluding immigrant families from the stimulus checks and raising fees on all immigration applications. Today, […]

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