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Caption: An encampment that served as a hub for Army and Border Patrol activity now sits vacant near the Donna Rio Bravo International Bridge. It was cleared out in late December., Credit: Reynaldo Leaños, Jr. / American Homefront
Thousands of troops who were deployed to the border in the fall have left, but the Trump Administration may call for a second deployment of thousan...

Bought by KRZA, KPBS, KMUD, North Country Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Familes of Fair Oaks Community School in Redwood City protest their school closure , Credit: Gloria Rangel
The growth of charter schools has led to declining enrollment at traditional public schools across California -- and in some cases to school closur...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 09:36
  • Purchases: 1
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They are supposed to mold and inspire minds, but that may some argue that will be difficult while 80% are white.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: People wait for their numbers to be called inside the San Jose Driver's License Processing Center, Credit: Angela Johnston
Rosa Santos is leaning over a pile of forms and documents in the corner of the San Jose’s new DMV. I meet her along with her friend. They’re both a...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:44
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Every place has a history hidden that lives beneath what you can see on the surface. Just take the Mission District.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 08:24
Caption: Dianna Valenzuela y Sergio Corral trabajan juntos en el panel de control de un robot acuático., Credit: Valeria Fernández / Radio Bilingüe
In Phoenix, Arizona, a robotics club is becoming a hotbed for Latino students, many of them low-income and some undocumented, to go on to graduate ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: Yanaira López Sosa es una de las madres líderes del grupo del Proyecto de Liderazgo de Padres., Credit: Courtesy of Parent Leadership Project.
Sixty years after the Supreme Court banned school segregation, a report found that schools are still segregated, and New York City schools more tha...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:16
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Most English learners in secondary school are considered Long Term English learners, meaning students who have been English learners for six-years ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
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Spanish-Speaking Kids Benefit from Oklahoma Pre-K - Children from low-income families, immigrant families, or who are English learners often come ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Amarildo de Souza, Credit: Facebook
Missing laborer in Brazil highlights disappearances amid police crackdown in favelas

  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
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On the eve of a vote in Uruguay's House of Representatives on the legalisation of Marijuana, Ben Weisz reports from Montevideo on a country yet to ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 06:51
Caption: Rosenow has two barns this size. Each houses about 300 cows. Two decades ago dairymen in Wisconsin discovered they had to grow in order to survive shrinking profit margins. , Credit: Laurel Morales
The Senate’s immigration reform proposal offers a fast track to citizenship for agricultural workers so that they can “continue to do the vital wor...

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: A former Bracero holds up his identification card from his days as a guest worker in the United States. , Credit: Monica Ortiz Uribe
One of the oldest and certainly the largest guest worker program in United States history was that of the Braceros. Nearly 5 million Mexican labore...

  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:48
Caption: Alison Gamez says she will leave Arizona because of the state's immigration laws. Her husband came to the country illegally, but he has since received permission to work in the US. , Credit: Peter O'Dowd
A federal judge stopped the most controversial parts of Arizona's 2010 immigration law from going into effect. But supporters say that hasn't preve...

Bought by Listenwise


  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Support group meeting for foreign students and their parents at the Biblioteca Benito Juárez in Tijuana., Credit: Joel Medina
In the last two years, more than 205,000 parents of American citizen children were deported from the United States. That means a new influx of Amer...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: A drawing by the American child of deported parents in Tijuana., Credit: Beth Caldwell
The majority of the 400,000 people deported from the U.S. in 2012 were adults, many with criminal records, but minors are sometimes caught up in th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sagnicthe Salazar , Credit: Oakland Local/EKAphotography
Gang injunctions are a controversial crime fighting tool that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last resort for comm...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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We go to Postville, Iowa and Laurel, Mississippi--two communities where the largest workplace immigration raids happened in 2008.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 20, 2010
  • Length: 14:53
  • Purchases: 1
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A new business is trying to clean up the image of check cashers, one customer at a time.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of “Kathy”… a 9-year-old whose life was turned upside down after her parents were arrested during a workplace raid.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2009
  • Length: 12:43
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at the economic forces that push the Purepecha from home and pull them toward Seattle.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 09:02
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A look at the tensions in a new immigrant community.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:52
  • Purchases: 1