Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
Starting this week, immigrants who rely on public benefits -- like Medicare, food stamps or public housing -- could be denied a path to permanent residency and ultimately citizenship. …
Feb. 25from Greater LA
As of today, the Trump administration can deny green cards to immigrants who’ve used -- or are likely to use -- public services like food stamps or Medicaid.
Feb. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are coming up this Sunday. Filmmakers from across the world have been traveling to the U.S.
Feb. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A previously confidential report obtained by NPR found major failings at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in California, one of the nation's largest immigration detention centers.
Jan. 15from NPR
KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
Jan. 14from KCRW Features
In 2018, Huntington Beach sued the state over SB 54, the so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration officials.
Jan. 13from Greater LA
VisionQuest, the company tasked with building the facility for undocumented youth, has a history of violence dating back to the 1980s.
Jan. 10from KCRW Features
We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.
Dec. 19from Greater LA
One of the key players putting Trump’s border policies into effect is consulting giant McKinsey & Company.
Dec. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Trump administration is now sending asylum seekers to Guatemala, even if they’re not from there.
Used toothbrushes, mixed CDs, cell phones, water bottles, and pain relief medication are some of the items belonging to migrants who crossed the border from Mexico into America, and…
Dec. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A controversial visa program that lets wealthy foreign investors earn a fast-track to permanent U.S. residency is about to get more expensive.
Nov. 14from Greater LA
Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.
Nov. 13from Greater LA
The Trump administration wants to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S.
Nov. 12from Greater LA
Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals have been living in limbo for a long time.
President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.
Nov. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Another DACA recipient invested in the Supreme Court decision is a lawyers arguing in favor of the Obama-era legislation.
Dozens of demonstrators chanting “home is here” arrived in Washington DC on Sunday after a 230-mile march that began last month in New York.
The Trump administration wants to end a little-known immigration protection for some 250,000 people.
Nov. 5from Greater LA