Immigration

After meeting Cesar Chavez in the 1970s, Father Luis Olivares adopted a more radical ministry, and made his La Placita church the heart of the sanctuary movement in SoCal.

from Greater LA

“Go back to where you came from” is an insult that people — often white — hurl at non-white people in anger. It’s one that political commentator Wajahat Ali receives almost daily.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thousands of migrants are trying to cross the border in El Paso. The surge comes as Title 42, the pandemic-era immigration policy, expires next week.

Some asylum seekers are getting stranded, don’t know where to go next

Thousands of migrants are trying to cross the border in El Paso. The surge comes as Title 42, the pandemic-era immigration policy, expires next week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After meeting Cesar Chavez in the 1970s, Father Luis Olivares adopted a more radical ministry, and made his La Placita church the heart of the sanctuary movement in SoCal.

La Placita: Longtime sanctuary for migrants now faces gentrification

After meeting Cesar Chavez in the 1970s, Father Luis Olivares adopted a more radical ministry, and made his La Placita church the heart of the sanctuary movement in SoCal.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, and if COVID is really over.

As Putin escalates Ukraine invasion, is Biden stepping up?

Panelists discuss Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, and if COVID is really over.

from Left, Right & Center

More Venezuelans are fleeing their home country to the U.S., and they’ve become pawns in a political fight between Republican governors and Democratic mayors.

Xenophobia, economic insecurities are pushing Venezuelans to US

More Venezuelans are fleeing their home country to the U.S., and they’ve become pawns in a political fight between Republican governors and Democratic mayors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis flew about 50 migrants seeking asylum to Massachusetts. Can politicians be prosecuted for this action?

DeSantis, Abbott are sending migrants to liberal strongholds. Legal?

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis flew about 50 migrants seeking asylum to Massachusetts. Can politicians be prosecuted for this action?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new documentary “Mija” follows Doris Anahi Muñoz, the daughter of immigrants, as she makes her own path in the music industry while supporting her family.

Daughter of immigrants dreams big in new documentary ‘Mija’

The new documentary “Mija” follows Doris Anahi Muñoz, the daughter of immigrants, as she makes her own path in the music industry while supporting her family.

from Greater LA

Undocumented workers from Latin America are 80% of the labor on Wisconsin dairy farms.

‘Milked’ traces the family-like bond between farmers and migrant workers

Undocumented workers from Latin America are 80% of the labor on Wisconsin dairy farms.

from Good Food

Curious to know if her highly-frequented restaurant survived the pandemic, animator Elizabeth Ito found the subject of her new film.

'Mall Stories': An immigrant story of running a food court restaurant

Curious to know if her highly-frequented restaurant survived the pandemic, animator Elizabeth Ito found the subject of her new film.

from Good Food

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy split up thousands of families.

ICE tried stopping quick family reunifications. It didn’t deter immigrants

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy split up thousands of families.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Republican mayors of Arizona and Texas have sent more than 6,000 migrants to New York and D.C., saying they can get help in the U.S.’ top “sanctuary cities.”

East Coast mayors scramble to help migrants being sent from TX and AZ

The Republican mayors of Arizona and Texas have sent more than 6,000 migrants to New York and D.C., saying they can get help in the U.S.’ top “sanctuary cities.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Coachella Valley Representative Raul Ruiz is spearheading a bill that could establish a national park dedicated to farmworkers.

CA’s next national park may star César Chávez, farmworkers

Coachella Valley Representative Raul Ruiz is spearheading a bill that could establish a national park dedicated to farmworkers.

from KCRW Features

In her new book, historian and professor Natalia Molina reveals how her grandmother’s restaurant brought community together in Echo Park.

Nourishing a community: How a family restaurant built a legacy in Echo Park

In her new book, historian and professor Natalia Molina reveals how her grandmother’s restaurant brought community together in Echo Park.

from Good Food

Panelists discuss what the U.S.

Can Dems succeed in Latin America, at the polls, with constituents?

Panelists discuss what the U.S.

from Left, Right & Center

As President Biden attends the Summit of the Americas in LA, a caravan of of thousands of Central and South American migrants is heading to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Summit of the Americas: Migration is focus, many relevant countries missing

As President Biden attends the Summit of the Americas in LA, a caravan of of thousands of Central and South American migrants is heading to the U.S.-Mexico border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

Immigrants are still building America, no matter what our lawmakers say

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

from Scheer Intelligence

Food writer Eddie Lin remembers Yening “Lupe” Liang, who owned Hop Woo with his wife and daughters and strived for inclusiveness on his menu.

Remembering Yening ‘Lupe’ Liang of Hop Woo

Food writer Eddie Lin remembers Yening “Lupe” Liang, who owned Hop Woo with his wife and daughters and strived for inclusiveness on his menu.

from Good Food

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been surveilling anyone living in the U.S., from immigrants to citizens, and it can get around state laws that try to protect undocumented…

ICE surveillance sidesteps privacy laws and warrants: New report

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been surveilling anyone living in the U.S., from immigrants to citizens, and it can get around state laws that try to protect undocumented…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA artist Phung Huynh honors the kids of Cambodian American immigrants and refugees in her new exhibit, “Donut (W)hole.”

‘Donut (W)hole’: Meet kids of Cambodian immigrants and refugees

LA artist Phung Huynh honors the kids of Cambodian American immigrants and refugees in her new exhibit, “Donut (W)hole.”

from Greater LA