Jill Replogle http://kunm.org en Native American Tribes Fight Wind Farm Plan in CA http://kunm.org/post/native-american-tribes-fight-wind-farm-plan-ca <p>Several Southwestern Native American tribes are fighting a large wind farm planned near the town of Ocotio in the southeastern corner of California. As Jill Replogle reports for the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, the tribes say there are more than four hundred archeological sites on the land where the turbines would be located.</p> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:39:16 +0000 Jill Replogle 10253 at http://kunm.org Native American Tribes Fight Wind Farm Plan in CA Mexican Magazine Director Recognized By Newsweek http://kunm.org/post/mexican-magazine-director-recognized-newsweek <p>The co-director of the Tijuana-based Zeta magazine has been named one of Newsweek&rsquo;s 150 &ldquo;Women Who Shake the World.&rdquo; From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Jill Replogle explains what she did to make the list.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 17:08:49 +0000 Jill Replogle 9576 at http://kunm.org Mexican Magazine Director Recognized By Newsweek Tax Proposal Would Eliminate Credit, Affect Latinos http://kunm.org/post/tax-proposal-would-eliminate-credit-affect-latinos <p>A proposal in Congress could raise the tax bill for millions of undocumented immigrants by restricting who is eligible for a popular tax credit. From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Jill Replogle has the story. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:29:33 +0000 Jill Replogle 8092 at http://kunm.org Tax Proposal Would Eliminate Credit, Affect Latinos Latino Achievement Gap Series: Dual Language Immersion http://kunm.org/post/latino-achievement-gap-series-dual-language-immersion <p>An estimated one in five children in the U.S. speaks a language other than English at home. In most of these homes, that language is Spanish. And yet the vast majority of these children are taught strictly in English at school. Some educators believe this is part of the reason Latino children are lagging in school compared to their white and Asian peers.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 19:22:52 +0000 Jill Replogle 7809 at http://kunm.org Latino Achievement Gap Series: Dual Language Immersion Visa Bill Blocked in Senate http://kunm.org/post/visa-bill-blocked-senate <p>After sailing through the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill that proponents called a small, but significant, step toward immigration reform has met a roadblock in the Senate. From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Jill Replogle has the story.</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:45:16 +0000 Jill Replogle 5113 at http://kunm.org Visa Bill Blocked in Senate Backyard Foods in the Southwest http://kunm.org/post/backyard-foods-southwest-0 <p>Tired of waiting in line at the supermarket during this holiday season? Well, there may be some food you can harvest right out your back door. From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Jill Replogle introduces us to some native foods that are making a comeback in the southwest.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:57:44 +0000 Jill Replogle 4786 at http://kunm.org Backyard Foods in the Southwest Cross Border Shopping on Black Friday http://kunm.org/post/cross-border-shopping-black-friday <p>Business was booming today just north of the U.S.- Mexico border. As Jill Replogle reports for the&nbsp;<a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, some Mexican shoppers came a long way to get in on Black Friday sales.</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:55:42 +0000 Jill Replogle 4693 at http://kunm.org Cross Border Shopping on Black Friday Backyard Foods in the Southwest http://kunm.org/post/backyard-foods-southwest <p>Tired of waiting in line at the supermarket during this holiday season? Well, there may be some food you can harvest right out your back door. From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Jill Replogle introduces us to some native foods that are making a comeback in the southwest.</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:20:42 +0000 Jill Replogle 4680 at http://kunm.org Backyard Foods in the Southwest California Janitors Link Immigration to Occupy Wall Street Movement http://kunm.org/post/california-janitors-link-immigration-occupy-wall-street-movement <p>More than a hundred janitors and their supporters sought briefly to occupy the plaza in front of the federal building in downtown San Diego on Thursday. &nbsp;Jill Replogle reports from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:43:45 +0000 Jill Replogle 4347 at http://kunm.org California Janitors Link Immigration to Occupy Wall Street Movement Iraqi Refugee Series: Syria http://kunm.org/post/iraqi-refugee-series-syria <p>Since 2007, the US has resettled tens of thousands of Iraqi refugees in this country. Many of them had already left Iraq &ndash; having fled to neighboring countries like Jordan and Syria.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:14:18 +0000 Jill Replogle 3866 at http://kunm.org Iraqi Refugee Series: Syria Iraqi Refugee Series: Networking http://kunm.org/post/iraqi-refugee-series-networking <p>How do you get your resume moved to the top of the pile in this job-challenged economy? By knowing someone inside the company, of course. But that&#39;s really a challenge if you&#39;ve just moved to the US from a war-torn country more than seven thousand miles away.</p><p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 16:28:03 +0000 Jill Replogle 3863 at http://kunm.org Iraqi Refugee Series: Networking Iraqi Refugee Series: Overload http://kunm.org/post/iraqi-refugee-series-overload <p>Sixty thousand Iraqi refugees have come to the United States since 2007.&nbsp; Texas, Arizona and California are among the top destinations and the federal government has made resettling these refugees a priority. But some local schools and hospitals are overwhelmed.</p><p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 23:28:41 +0000 Jill Replogle 3769 at http://kunm.org Iraqi Refugee Series: Overload US Expedites Visas for STEM Students http://kunm.org/post/us-expedites-visas-stem-students <p>Close to 700 thousand international students study on U.S. college campuses and the majority of those students head home after they graduate.&nbsp; But the federal government wants to keep many of them here, especially those in the so-called STEM fields &mdash; science, technology, engineering and math. From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Jill Replogle reports on recent efforts to expedite the visas process.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:40:19 +0000 Jill Replogle 2743 at http://kunm.org US Expedites Visas for STEM Students Pace Picks Up for Renewable Energy Jobs in CA http://kunm.org/post/pace-picks-renewable-energy-jobs-ca <p><span class="article-content"><span>Green jobs are coming to Imperial Valley. At least that&#39;s what local leaders and renewable energy executives have been saying for the past several years. Many projects have experienced delays, and the jobs have been trickling in very slowly. But now the pace is picking up. <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> correspondent Jill Replogle reports that may be because the deadline for California utilities to get 20 percent of their power from renewable sources is getting closer.</span></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:15:44 +0000 Jill Replogle 2199 at http://kunm.org Pace Picks Up for Renewable Energy Jobs in CA