Dream Act

7:58am

Wed November 28, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: What Does A Comprehensive Immigration Policy Look Like?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about renewed calls for a Comprehensive immigration policy. What’s possible for immigration reform now? Both Republicans and Democrats talk about a “path to citizenship." Join us live tat 10 or leave your comment here. What kind of bill do you think would create a more just economy and society?  And who can make it happen?  It’s your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

Guests:

Anoop Prasad, an immigration staff attorney at the Asian Law Caucus

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12:39am

Fri November 23, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: What's the history of immigration policies in the US?

On today's Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable and we’ll speak with Pilar Marrero, senior political writer for La Opinion about her new book, 'Killing the American Dream: How Anti-Immigration Extremists Are Destroying the Nation." Marrero explores history of immigration in the US from 1986 when reform received bipartisan support, to today. What's in store for the future of immigration reform and how are the media covering these issues? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar

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10:12am

Wed August 22, 2012
Deferred Action

Today on Your Call: How will Deferred Action affect the lives of undocumented youth in the US?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the new program that allows a limited path to employment for immigrant youth.  It is being called the “Dream Act, lite.”  Is this a step towards more comprehensive immigration reform?  Or is it just an election-year strategy to win votes?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. What is the ongoing reality of undocumented people in the US today? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.


Guests:


Jose Arreola, outreach manager with Educators for Fair Consideration

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12:42pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Politics

New immigration initiative inspires undocumented Americans to DREAM

Rev. Debbie Lee addresses Dreamers on the steps of the Grace Cathedral
Ashleyanne Krigbaum

This morning, thousands of young undocumented immigrants became eligible for temporary legal status due to the implementation of President Obama's policy, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which is considered the most expansive immigration policy to take effect in the past 25 years. The federal initiative grants access to work permits and temporary protection from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

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