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Línea Abierta : Immigration Edition.

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59:07 minutes (54.13 MB)

Immigration Edition. The University of California, Davis is opening today an undocumented student center to help undocumented students navigate the academic and administrative system, provide financial and legal counseling, and advocate for them. This is a conversation with the undocumented student who helped create the center. This program also includes legal advice from an expert on immigration law and comments encouraging citizens to cast their ballots in the upcoming mid-term election.

Guests: Ana Maciel, Student of Chicano Studies and Political Science, Academic Coordinator, Undocumented Student Center, UC Davis, Davis, CA, http://studentaffairs.ucdavis.edu/students/undocumented ; Rosalba Piña, Attorney at Immigration Law, Chicago, IL, http://www.rosalbapina.com

Línea Abierta : Elections: Focus in California.

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59:08 minutes (54.14 MB)

Elections: Focus in California. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is on the election trail pushing for candidates who support his education agenda and immigration reform. In addition, a conversation with the democratic candidate for the 21st congressional district in California, who outlines his position about immigration reform, minimum wage increase and funding for education. Also, for the first time, voters in a city in California will elect members of the City Council by district, and two Latinas hope to change the course of a city with a history of anti-immigrant policies. Today is the last day to register to vote in the state of California.

Línea Abierta : Mexico Edition.

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59:06 minutes (54.12 MB)

Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.

Línea Abierta : Ebola Epidemic.

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58:59 minutes (54.02 MB)

Ebola Epidemic. The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. has died and two nurses who cared for the patient have tested positive for the virus. The ebola virus is spreading with such speed that could soon be “World’s next AIDS,” says top U.S. health official. What’s the science behind Ebola Virus Disease? What are the risks of getting infected? How is the U.S. preparing for Ebola? An expert comments on the reported cases of ebola and the preparations in the US to prevent an epidemic. Hosts comment the news and listeners share concerns and suggestions on-air.

Guest: Dr. Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA. www.cdc.gov

Línea Abierta : Neighborhood Displacement 2.

Neighborhood Displacement. A dialogue between youth and community leaders from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, and a group of members of the distinguished group Los Macarturos, Latino recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “Genious” Fellowship. This bilingual forum includes stories of gentrification, racism, and the challenges faced by youth growing up in a barrio plagued by extreme poverty but brimming in cultural life and treasures. This one-and-a-half-hour program was recorded on September 17, 2014, in Boyle Heights, in collaboration with partner station KPFK, Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles.


30:08 minutes (27.6 MB)

Línea Abierta : Neighborhood Displacement 1.

Neighborhood Displacement. A dialogue between youth and community leaders from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, and a group of members of the distinguished group Los Macarturos, Latino recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “Genious” Fellowship. This bilingual forum includes stories of gentrification, racism, and the challenges faced by youth growing up in a barrio plagued by extreme poverty but brimming in cultural life and treasures. This one-and-a-half-hour program was recorded on September 17, 2014, in Boyle Heights, in collaboration with partner station KPFK, Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles.


59:08 minutes (54.14 MB)

Línea Abierta : Elections 2014.

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59:07 minutes (54.13 MB)

Elections 2014. Hosts Chelis Lopez and Samuel Orozco report and comment on election news events. In Texas, a federal court gives the green light to Texas' Voter Identification Law for the November election, despite calling it unconstitutional and discriminatory. Also, cities in California and several states have propositions that would raise the minimum wage in the ballot. Also, in the ballot in San Francisco and Berkeley are two propositions that would impose a tax on sugary drinks. In this edition, a civil rights attorney discusses the lawsuit brought before the Kern High School District in California, alleging violation of civil rights and discrimination against students of color who are being suspended and expelled in disproportionate numbers.

Guest: Martha Gomez Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), Los Angeles, CA, http://www.maldef.org

Línea Abierta : Student Massacre in Mexico.

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59:07 minutes (54.13 MB)

Student Massacre in Mexico. Several students from a teachers college in Mexico were killed, others wounded, and many more abducted and disappeared while engaged in political protests. Local police are the prime suspects. A mass grave has been discovered nearby. Demonstrators around the world demand the return of the students alive. In Mexico a human rights organizer comments on this case and a Mexican political asylee in the United States reports on actions of his group of exiles. Also, a representative of the largest labor union of teachers in the United States reads an open letter by the union's national president and sent to Mexico's president.

Línea Abierta : Election: Hotspots.

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59:07 minutes (54.16 MB)

Election: Hotspots. Analysts give an overview on key political races in California and Colorado, where the Latino vote will be put to the test. In Colorado, the heated race for the House is gaining national attention. In California, Latino candidates are playing big roles in highly disputed congressional districts, as well as the contest for a key statewide office and a city by the border. Also commented are the efforts been made to register future Latino Voters.

Guests: Diego Aparicio, Editor, VivaColorado.Com, Denver, CO, http://www.vivacolorado.com ; Ben Monterroso, Executive Director, Mi Familia Vota, Denver, CO, http://www.mifamiliavota.us

Línea Abierta : Mexico Edition.

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59:07 minutes (54.13 MB)

Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.


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