Tag Archives: Linea Abierta
(Español) Aunque saluda el apoyo que su homólogo republicano Jeff Denham dio al proyecto de reforma migratoria HR 15, el congresista David Valadao, del valle de San Joaquín, CA, dijo a Samuel Orozco que por lo pronto no se sumará a ese respaldo… que tiene problemas con el lenguaje del proyecto.
In honor of Independence Day, a holiday when many celebrate free speech, this edition offers a one-on-one interview with the leader of the Librotraficante Movement. The so-called “book smugglers” protested Arizona’s ban of Mexican-American and ethnic studies by creating a chain of “underground” libraries to bring Chicano and Latino books to people across the nation. […]
This is a repeat of a recorded and edited version of the live town hall meeting on immigration reform held in Fresno City Hall, in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Guests: Cristina Olea, CSUF student and DACA beneficiary; Brisa Cruz, CSUF student and DACA beneficiary; Diana Tellefson-Torres, executive director, UFW Foundation; David Cardenas, Mayor, City of […]
Forced by federal courts to reduce prison overcrowding, California moved a large number of non-violent and non-sexual offenders to county jails. Republicans are now seizing on the “realignment” law, arguing that it is to blame for an increase in crime in many cities. Some criminal justice groups disagree, pointing to a drop in violent crime in counties with the most transferred inmates. Meanwhile, federal courts urge Gov. Brown to remove another 9,000 prisoners from state prisons by year’s end while Republicans push Brown to stop early release of state prisoners.