Immigration http://kunm.org en Ineligible For Obamacare, Immigrants May Continue To Face Debt And Poor Health http://kunm.org/post/ineligible-obamacare-immigrants-may-continue-face-debt-and-poor-health <p></p><p>Maria Cabrera owed $57,000 dollars after she suffered a heart attack and ended up in an Albuquerque hospital.</p><p>“Once I was out of the hospital, I got completely in debt,” Cabrera said. “The debt was so large that I don’t even know what’s going on.”</p><p>A large amount of that debt was cut down through financial assistance, but she says the debt collectors are still calling, and she’s unclear of just how much she owes.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:39:02 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 41244 at http://kunm.org Ineligible For Obamacare, Immigrants May Continue To Face Debt And Poor Health Immigration Reform Is Dead. Long Live Immigration Reform! http://kunm.org/post/immigration-reform-dead-long-live-immigration-reform <div class="panel-pane pane-token pane-node-body fb-twit-body no-title block"><div class="block-inner clearfix"><div class="block-content"><blockquote><p>"I'll make clear we have no intention ever of going to conference on the Senate bill." - <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/11/13/boehner-closes-door-on-house-senate-immigration-panel/" target="target_blank">John Boehner, Speaker of the House </a></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 23:23:39 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 37631 at http://kunm.org California City Defies State and Federal Immigration Laws http://kunm.org/post/california-city-defies-state-and-federal-immigration-laws <p>Ever since Arizona&#39;s controversial S-B-10-70 became law last year, other states and cities have tried to follow its example. But as Ruxandra Guidi reports for the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, few cities have defied both state <em>and</em> federal immigration laws like the city of Escondido, California.</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:51:16 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 5114 at http://kunm.org California City Defies State and Federal Immigration Laws Could Cutting Border Enforcement Help Reduce the Deficit? http://kunm.org/post/could-cutting-border-enforcement-help-reduce-deficit <p>The congressional Super-Committee has failed to settle on a bipartisan proposal to cut the nation&#39;s deficit by 1.5 trillion dollars. But as Ruxandra Guidi reports for the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, some advocates for immigration reform have been calling for cuts to border enforcement.</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:19:28 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 4478 at http://kunm.org Could Cutting Border Enforcement Help Reduce the Deficit? 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 Report: Young Immigrants Assimilating http://kunm.org/post/report-young-immigrants-assimilating <p>A new bipartisan study examines the latest Census data and finds that immigrants to the U.S., especially young immigrants, are assimilating well. Ruxandra Guidi reports from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:34:26 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 4101 at http://kunm.org Report: Young Immigrants Assimilating Report: Children of Deported End Up in Foster Care http://kunm.org/post/report-children-deported-end-foster-care <p>A new report on this year&#39;s record number of deportations finds a growing number of children of deported immigrants are ending up in foster care in the U.S. &nbsp;From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Ruxandra Guidi has our story.</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 16:08:48 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 3510 at http://kunm.org Report: Children of Deported End Up in Foster Care Border Patrol Pulls Agents from Transportation Hubs http://kunm.org/post/border-patrol-pulls-agents-transportation-hubs <p>The U.S. Border Patrol for decades has conducted immigration checks in transportation centers like bus stations and airports. But as Hernán Rozemberg from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> reports, the agency is now quietly rolling back the program.</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:46:45 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 3509 at http://kunm.org Border Patrol Pulls Agents from Transportation Hubs Napolitano Scrutinized By Congress Over New Deportation Measures http://kunm.org/post/napolitano-scrutinized-congress-over-new-deportation-measures <p>The Department of Homeland Security is under scrutiny in Congress over recent changes to immigration enforcement, including deportations. From our <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Ruxandra Guidi has our story.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:56:19 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 3167 at http://kunm.org Napolitano Scrutinized By Congress Over New Deportation Measures Texas Law Lets Undocumented Convicts Apply for Parole, Deportation http://kunm.org/post/texas-law-lets-undocumented-convicts-apply-parole-deportation <p>Undocumented immigrant convicts in Texas prisons are applying for parole so they can be deported home under a new state law. &nbsp;<a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> correspondent Hernán Rozemberg reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:00:45 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2561 at http://kunm.org Texas Law Lets Undocumented Convicts Apply for Parole, Deportation Brown Signs Two Bills Into Law To Benefit Undocumented Immigrants http://kunm.org/post/brown-signs-two-bills-law-benefit-undocumented-immigrants <p>Over the weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills important to undocumented immigrants. The bills are also expected to impact the state&#39;s economy. From our <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Ruxandra Guidi has our story.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 15:31:57 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 2397 at http://kunm.org Brown Signs Two Bills Into Law To Benefit Undocumented Immigrants AZ Rancher Fined By US Supreme Court for Treatment of Immigrants http://kunm.org/post/az-rancher-fined-us-supreme-court-treatment-immigrants <p>The Supreme Court has ruled against a Southern Arizona rancher who once held a group of illegal immigrants at gunpoint. As Michel Marizco reports for the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, the Court says the rancher must pay 87-thousand dollars.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:36:17 +0000 Michel Marizco 2206 at http://kunm.org AZ Rancher Fined By US Supreme Court for Treatment of Immigrants Changing Business of Human Smuggling http://kunm.org/post/changing-business-human-smuggling <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535a16ac5d77d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535a16ac5d77d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535a16ac5d77d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-986554.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p> The Tijuana-San Diego area was for decades one of the busiest human smuggling crossings along the southwest border. In the nineties, more than fifteen-hundred people were smuggled through there each week.</p> Sat, 17 Sep 2011 00:39:18 +0000 Ruxandra Guidi 2019 at http://kunm.org Changing Business of Human Smuggling GAO Report Says Border Enforcement Not Managed Efficiently http://kunm.org/post/gao-report-says-border-enforcement-not-managed-efficiently <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535a16ac5f4d6-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535a16ac5f4d6-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535a16ac5f4d6-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-986607.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p> The investigative arm of Congress has released a report saying that the United States military's efforts on the Mexican border have not been managed efficiently.</p> Sat, 17 Sep 2011 00:09:56 +0000 Michel Marizco 2022 at http://kunm.org GAO Report Says Border Enforcement Not Managed Efficiently New Immigrant Tracking System http://kunm.org/post/new-immigrant-tracking-system <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535a16ac5b885-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535a16ac5b885-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535a16ac5b885-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-986552.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p> The Homeland Security Department will roll out a new system to track down people who overstay their temporary legal visas.</p> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:39:36 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2018 at http://kunm.org New Immigrant Tracking System