Illegal immigrants having children faster than previously thought has serious implications for education and healthcare. We hear about a new report. We also speak with LA School Superintendent Ray Cortines about laying off 3500 teachers, and hear about new water rates for the southland. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, President Obama will stop in Mexico on his way to the Summit of the Americas. Will it be a symbolic exercise or the start of a new era in US relations with Latin America?
Teacher Layoffs, Water Shortages and Illegal Immigration
From this Episode:
LAUSD Votes for Layoffs
The Los Angeles Unified School District is in for continued struggle over last night's decision to lay off more than 5000 people, including 3500 newer teachers, those with...
8 min, 32 sec
Illegal Immigration in California
The Pew Hispanic Center is a nonprofit in Washington that's used census data for a new profile of illegal immigrants in the US, including, of course, California. It shows a...
11 min, 50 sec
Metropolitan Water District to Cut Supplies
The Metropolitan Water District said today that water deliveries to much of Southern California will be cut this summer by 10%. At Los Angeles City Hall, a council...
5 min, 34 sec