audio by subject economic development immigration health
59:03 minutes (54.08 MB)
MASS LAY OFF. Hundreds of workers were fired from Gebber Farms in Eastern Washington, after an audit by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. What does this mass firing tell us about the Obama administration’s immigration policy?
Guest: Esteban Camacho, Manager, “La milpa” grocery store, Brewster, WA.
ALSO, HEALTH REFORM. A sudden increase of up to 40% in health care premiums announced by Anthem Blue Cross in California has put healthcare reform back on the national agenda. President Obama announced a new plan this week that would include stricter oversight of health insurers.
Guest: Dr. Anette Ramirez, Latinos for National Health Insurance, Washington, DC, www.latinosnhi.org