Tag Archives: Immigration

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Executive Action and Humanitarian Crisis at the border.

President Obama’s decision to delay his review of U.S. deportation policies until the end of the summer was received with disappointment among some and support among others. News developments to discuss include the federal action to provide relief and care to unaccompanied children from Mexico and Central America who are crossing the border in growing […]

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Undocumented Graduates Commencement.

With hundreds of undocumented students enrolled in San Francisco State University, faculty members and supporters gave special stoles to graduates whose families have been affected by deportation. This program includes speeches at this special commencement program. It also includes an insight into the impact DACA has had on young people and details about the renewal […]

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Asylum and Credible Fear Claims.

As violence escalates in Mexico and Central America, the numbers of claims for political asylum are rising, and so are the political attacks. A new study digs into the credible fear claims and the obstacles to get political asylum in the United States. Mexican exiles also comment on the first visit of representatives from the […]

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Immigration Edition.

A Washington state congressman introduced a bill to improve detention conditions and eliminate bed quotas. The congressman talks about his bill. In the Northwest, a number of counties have changed their policies and are no longer honoring ICE detainees. This edition also discusses the call on Congress made by a Tea Party founder to pass […]

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Immigration Edition: Border Patrol Complaints.

Almost all the mistreatment complaints filed against Border Patrol agents in which a formal decision was issued resulted in “No Action Taken.” Civil rights organizations are documenting the flaws in the complaint system and immigrant rights groups have released recommendations to DHS to address the problems with the CBP complaint process. A human rights organization […]

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Immigration Edition.

A research organization examined the roles states and cities can play in implementing a new federal legalization program. Many states with new immigrant populations do not have experience integrating newly-legalized immigrants. An update is given about the end of the hunger strike at the immigration detention center in Washington State. This edition includes a news […]

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Immigration Rallies.

On the day workers and immigrants choose to take to the streets to rally in support of immigration reform, analysts and advocates comment on the rallies around the nation and recent developments on the immigration reform debate. Listeners share their views and opinions about the rallies and give information on demonstrations happening near their cities. […]

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Immigration Edition: iNation.

Immigrant Nation is a new interactive storytelling project that collects unique immigrant stories and shares them with the world. Beginning this week, the project will offer short documentary films, live events in diverse communities, and an online Interactive Story Hub that enables anyone to upload and share their personal tales. In addition, immigration attorney Rosalba […]

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Immigration Reform: Private Prisons.

A commission of current and formerly undocumented leaders sent formal recommendations to President Obama on steps his administration can take to expand relief programs and reduce the harm of current deportation practices. Meantime, people with relatives in detention are fasting in front of the White House and immigrant detainees in a month-long hunger strike and […]

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Immigration Reform: Widespread Action.

Immigration Reform: Widespread Action. As Congress prepares to an April recess and meet with constituents, grassroots groups escalate actions in their call for immigration reform and deportation relief. An analyst gives a view on what would happen if Congress doesn’t act on immigration reform, what administrative actions could take President Obama. Also, how the standstill […]

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