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This is a monthly simulcast in collaboration with the twelve-station network of Radio Michoacán in Morelia. In this program, deported Mexican activist Elvira Arellano talks about her request to visit the U.S. as a Mexican ambassador for peace and justice, and her cross-border quest to keep immigration reform demands alive. Also, the National Organization for Women in the U.S. is speaking out in support of Arellano and is urging its members to call for a moratorium on deportations and family separation. NOW Vice president Olga Vives joins this program. The program also includes segments of interviews with Saulito Arellano, the son of Elvira, and Chicago activist Emma Lozano, during their visit to the New York City Council.
60:03 minutes (54.99 MB)
Voters in the Western state of Michoacán go to the polls this weekend to elect a new governor and more than one hundred mayors. Political observers comment on the political climate in the state and the presence in the campaign platforms of issues relevant to the transnational population in this heavily migrant state. This is a live simulcast with the twelve-station network of Radio Michoacán in Morelia.
Guests: Fernando Santos Madrigal, Chief, Vote of Michoacanos Living Abroad Unit, Instituto Electoral de Michoacán, Morelia; Ana María Vargas, chief of training, Instituto Electoral de Michoacán, Morelia; Gladys Montero Tapia, chief of organization, Instituto Electoral de Michoacán; Mario Armando Mendoza, Marketing expert and professor at Universidad Nacional Latina de América, Morelia; Luis Magaña, Write-in candidate to governor, Stockton, CA/Morelia; María González, Michoacana voter living abroad, Stockton, CA.
61:01 minutes (55.87 MB)
60:36 minutes (55.48 MB)
TRANSNATIONAL REMITTERS. This simulcast in conjunction with the twelve-station network of Radio Michoacán in Morelia, in Western Mexico, provides a report on a transnational gathering of migrant leaders in Mexico City. The meeting is to discuss models to use money remittances to help develop and sustain migrant communities. A news correspondent and conference organizers join this program live from the site of the conference. http://www.ligaconvention08.org/
Guests: Ruben Tapia, News envoy, Mexico City; Luis García, coordinator, Virtual Money program; David Silva Villalobos, Transnational Institute for Grassroots Research and Action - TIGRA, Los Angeles; Nancy Oviedo, Secretaría de Desarrollo Rural – Centro de Atención a Migrantes, City of Mexico; Nitza Seguín Albino, Executive director, International Migrant’s Development Fund, Washington, DC.