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06/7/2019 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Published By:Radio Bilingue - National Latino Public Radio Network

Linea Abierta: Immigration Edition

Advocates greet the House passage of the Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) calling it a historic legislation and vowing to take now their fight to the Senate. On other news, according to new figures, the number of people who are becoming citizens is rising again while activists continue pressing USCIS to deal with the huge backlog of applications. On other story: pastors and churches who help asylum seekers in Arizona are being threatened and harassed by extreme anti-immigration groups and they are not going to take it anymore. These and other stories are discussed in this weekly edition.

Guests: Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director, Center for Popular Democracy, New York, NY; Susan Collins, Director of Policy and Advocacy, National Partnership for New Americans, Washington, DC; Others TBA.

Tune into the program on Tuesday, June 11.

Friday, June 7, 2019