Tag Archives: Política

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Presidential Hopefuls and Latino Vote.

TUESDAY, MAY 26. PROGRAM # 7529 12:00 PM PT Presidential Hopefuls and Latino Vote. A Democratic presidential contender met with Dreamers and hired a prominent Dreamer and immigration activist to lead Latino outreach. This is perhaps the boldest move in the fight for the Latino vote. As some presidential hopefuls are campaigning in Spanish, we […]

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

FRIDAY, MAY 22. PROGRAM # 7527 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Judith Garcia/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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New Rules for Guest Worker Program.

THURSDAY, MAY 21. PROGRAM # 7526 12:00 PM PT New Rules for Guest Worker Program. The U.S. government published new rules for the H-2B program that offers transnational workers a number of protections for the first time. Up to 66,000 people with H-2B visas travel to the United States each year to perform non-agricultural, low-wage […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Activist Speaks Out from Behind Prison Walls.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20. PROGRAM # 7525 12:00 PM PT Activist Speaks Out from Behind Prison Walls. A conversation with a leading member of Michoacan’s self-defense groups from inside a Michoacan prison. In this interview by phone from behind prison walls, the political prisoner gives details about his detention, along with their leader, Dr. Manuel Mireles, […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 19. PROGRAM # 7524 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. On May 19th millions were supposed to start applying for temporary protection from deportation under DAPA. Today, thousands take to the streets on a national day of action to increase pressure on Republican leaders who are blocking the measures. This and other topics are […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
Senador Ricardo Lara

Health for All: Round Two.

MONDAY, MAY 18. PROGRAM # 7523 12:00 PM PT Health for All: Round Two. The Health for All Act, a bill reintroduced this year by Sen. Ricardo Lara in an effort to extend health care coverage to immigrants who were left out of ACA, is on hold. A review on its costs has placed the […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Health |
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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, MAY 15. PROGRAM # 7522 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Farm laborers in San Quintín win an agreement of minimum wage of 200 pesos per day and for all workers arrested during protests to be freed without charge, according to a spokesman for the farmworker movement, after meeting with federal and Baja California state […]

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Poet Lucha Corpi.

THURSDAY, MAY 14. PROGRAM # 7521 12:00 PM PT Poet Lucha Corpi. Renowned novelist and poet Lucha Corpi talks about her decades-long literary body of work and comments on current political issues. Corpi opened ground as the first Chicana to publish mystery novels. Her books are filled with stories of women, poor people, immigrant struggles […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Latinos and the Digital Divide.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13. PROGRAM # 7520 12:00 PM PT Latinos and the Digital Divide. For many Latinos, Smartphones are the only way to go online to meet their basic information needs. Latinos are more likely to depend on their Smartphones to find health services, educational content and other essential needs. What does it mean for […]

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Reforming Detention Centers. Also, In-State Tuition Victory.

TUESDAY, MAY 12. PROGRAM # 7519 12:00 PM PT Reforming Detention Centers. After visiting immigrant detention centers in several states, Catholic bishops found flaws in due process and human rights protections and are releasing this week a series of recommendations to reform the US immigrant detention system. A prominent leader of the Catholic church discusses […]

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Posted in Education, Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |