Tag Archives: Política

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Immigration Edition.

President Obama is seeking support from Congress to expedite deportation of migrant children. Conservative protesters blocked three buses transporting detained immigrant families. Legal experts call on the White House to ensure due process and human treatment for detained child migrants. From Central America an expert discusses the crisis of violence experienced by some Central American […]

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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics & Elections |
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Supreme Court on Birth Control.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some companies will be allowed to deny insurance coverage for contraception. The court decided that requiring some employers to pay insurance coverage for contraception violates federal protections for religious freedom. Latina leaders say this decision would allow bosses to interfere with the personal health care decisions of their employees. […]

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

With the arbitrary detention of doctor Jose Manuel Mireles and the creation of the group guardias rurales, the Peña Nieto administration militarized a problem considered to be a public safety issue and made a political prisoner of the man who rose up in arms to combat drug trafficking in the state of Michoacan, said in […]

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Harris v. Quinn. Also, Dr. Mireles Arrested.

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, a labor case which could have significant consequences on the future of organized labor in the country. At issue is whether public employee’s mandatory payment of union dues or fees is constitutional. This is a discussion on this and […]

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Mexico Edition.

The immigration agents in Mexico are more delinquent than a drug lord; they control the gangs (Mara) inside the immigration holding centre, and tell the Mara to steal and beat the undocumented and if a foreigner wants to be release, they are told to pay a sum (from five to ten thousand dollars), these are […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Soccer and Politics.

A conversation with journalists from influential magazines about the politics behind the World Cup. These experts comment on the tight control by a television network over broadcasting rights of the games in Mexico, the controversial managing of the tournament by Mexico’s soccer authority, and the controversy over the public use in the stadiums of a […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Latino Voters and the Midterm Election. Also, One Year After S. 744.

Almost four months before Election Day, this program begins a series exploring the impact of Latino voters. Analysts also discuss the impact of the Voting Rights Amendment Act bill to restore protections for Latino voters and the loss of voting protections under a U.S. Supreme Court decision nearly a year ago. Guests: Myrna Pérez, Deputy […]

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Immigration Edition.

New York state legislators are introducing the New York is Home Act, the first step in a national campaign to push states to extend full equality to millions of non citizens. In California, after a new law will allow undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses, a coalition is pushing to have a license that […]

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

Pro-immigrant activist Jose Jacques Medina considers that accelerating the deportation of migrant children who are traveling alone and are in immigration detention centers in the United States won’t resolve the problem, and it will only increase the abandonment of the children. Jacques Medina called on President Obama to stop the procedures that causes the division […]

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Dolores Huerta.

Iconic civil rights activist and farmworker movement pioneer Dolores Huerta is celebrating her 84th birthday and a lifetime in the fight for human rights. In this conversation, Huerta talks about current issues topping her agenda, including ending big money in politics, restorative justice in schools, reproductive justice, and immigration reform. Guest: Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores […]

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