Photo by McBeth on Flickr. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States before they were fifteen years old to stay in the country. Recipients are given a permit, which must be renewed every two years, that allows them to work in the United States. […]
Jan talks with Dr. Ricardo Salvador, Senior Scientist and Director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, about the history of worker exploitation in the U.S. from slavery to current practices of economically depressing agriculture workers.
Today on the show, we cover two extremely important and timely topics. First, we hear from Reveal journalist Aura Bogado about her recent reporting on family separation at the border and children held in immigrant detention centers during the pandemic. Then, we dedicate the second segment to a call-in conversation with Ali Muldrow about the police […]
“COVID-19 has fundamentally changed who we are—how we work, how we think about work, how we interact with each other—but it also exposes how interconnected we all are. We are dependent on rural areas as the rural areas are dependent on cities,” says Professor Armando Ibarra from the School for Workers at the University of […]
Hundreds of high school and college students from across the Madison area met at the State Capitol earlier today with one message: Preserve DACA. They chanted phrases such as “Up, up with education. Down, down with deportation” as they approached the State Capitol. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is a program […]
About a week before the Fourth of July holiday this year, the downtown Madison bookstore A Room Of One’s Own announced that it would donate a portion of its sales over the independence day weekend to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, also known as RAICES. The fundraiser was called Bookstores […]