Sara Van Note http://kunm.org en Many Hispanic Farmers Lukewarm Towards Discrimination Compensation http://kunm.org/post/many-hispanic-farmers-lukewarm-towards-discrimination-compensation-1 <p></p><div><p><img alt="" class="pi_assets-image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kunm/files/styles/card_280/public/201301/abeyta_0.jpeg" style="line-height: 1.5;" /></p></div><p>Over the last 12 years, the USDA has settled landmark loan discrimination cases brought by black and Native American farmers.&nbsp; Now they’re offering $1.3 billion to Hispanic and women farmers to resolve discrimination that took place between 1981 and 2000.&nbsp; Yet many ranchers in the Southwest say it’s an unfair process that doesn’t go far enough to address past discrimination.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Sara Van Note 40163 at http://kunm.org Many Hispanic Farmers Lukewarm Towards Discrimination Compensation Despite New Rule, Undocumented Students Face Uncertain Future http://kunm.org/post/despite-new-rule-undocumented-students-face-uncertain-future-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The "deferred action" plan enacted in June by the Obama administration offers certain undocumented young people two years of legal status to study or work. &nbsp;Undocumented students in New Mexico already have access to college. But many face difficult choices once they leave school.</span></p><p></p><p>It’s 8:30 a.m. and high school students are gathering at the entrance to South Valley Academy charter school in Albuquerque. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:41:47 +0000 Sara Van Note 40161 at http://kunm.org Despite New Rule, Undocumented Students Face Uncertain Future