immigration http://kalw.org en Bridging the language gap for immigrant parents http://kalw.org/post/bridging-language-gap-immigrant-parents-0 <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Oakland’s Skyline High School has one of the most diverse campuses in California, with students coming from a wide range of backgrounds. That means some parents are not fluent in English, making it difficult for them to communicate with teachers and administrators. That is where the school's Family Resource Center comes in, helping to bridge the language gap with translation services. </span></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:27:42 +0000 Nikka Tahan 44657 at http://kalw.org Bridging the language gap for immigrant parents African immigrants worry with elimination of Diversity Visa http://kalw.org/post/african-immigrants-worry-elimination-diversity-visa <p class="p1">Last June, the U.S. Congress made a landmark decision to pass immigration reform. The new law eliminates the Diversity Immigrant Lottery Visa, also known as the Green Card Lottery.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 03:02:54 +0000 Hana Baba 43508 at http://kalw.org African immigrants worry with elimination of Diversity Visa Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm! http://kalw.org/post/solas-live-saturday-3-pm <p>Just Added! &nbsp;Solas, one of this country's leading Irish-American bands, will be stopping by the KALW studios this Saturday for a live performance. &nbsp;Led by talented multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan, Solas has been called "exciting" and "brilliant." &nbsp;Thistle &amp; Shamrock calls Solas "Irish America's most influential band." &nbsp;Solas will perform songs from its latest CD "Shamrock City," a tale of immigration, tragedy, corruption, and discrimination based on the true-life story of Michael Conway. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:26:21 +0000 JoAnn Mar 41799 at http://kalw.org Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm! Today on Your Call: What are the stories of migrant farmworkers? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-stories-migrant-farmworkers <p><span class="s1"> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 41189 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the stories of migrant farmworkers? Tech immigration changes racial attitudes in Cupertino: Interview with Tomás R. Jiménez http://kalw.org/post/tech-immigration-changes-racial-attitudes-cupertino-interview-tom-s-r-jim-nez <p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:47:09 +0000 Hana Baba 38490 at http://kalw.org Tech immigration changes racial attitudes in Cupertino: Interview with Tomás R. Jiménez