NuestraAmerica's podcast

Nuestra America hosts its annual Hall of Fame / Hall of Shame New Year’s Show to discuss all the good and bad news highlights in our movement in 2015.

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Michele Waslin, Researcher with Pew’s Immigration & The States Project discusses a recent report about Immigrant Employment by State and Industry Nationally Aired in New Mexico.

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Sergio Herrera, Member of Somos in Farmington and Maria Piña, community organizer talk about vigils all over the state calling on Legislators to pass a compromise Real ID proposal that does not stigmatize immigrants

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Allen Sanchez, Director of the NM Catholic Conference of Bishops

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Robert Warren, Senior Visiting Fellow from the Center for Migration Studies, discusses the latest report that details the number and social characteristics of immigrants in New Mexico who are eligible, but haven’t yet become US citizens.

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Somos New Mexico; 20th anniversary

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This was a conversation between film makers Gregory Nava and Bernardo Ruiz as part of Somos Un Pueblo Unido's 20th Anniversary.

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Steve Allen for ACLU-NM discusses consequences for New Mexicans if state implements the Real ID Act.

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Jim Harper from the CATO Institute discusses the myths and realities of the Real ID Act.

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Struggles and triumphs in NM civil rights

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Museum of International Folk Art

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Chief Richard Gallegos, Espanola

Jason Silverman, CCA

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Chief Richard Gallegos, Espanola

Jason Silverman, CCA

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Brian Erickson from the ACLU’s Regional Center for Human Rights discusses a recent report by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agency regarding use of force by Border Patrol agents in the Southwest.

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Caitlin Connolly from the National Employment Law Project talk to Nuestra América about the impact of a recent court victory ensuring home health care workers are covered by federal minimum wage standards.

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Hunger strikes in detention centers

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Assistant Director with Northern NM Crisis Center Ramón Garcia helps us understand the reality of domestic abuse victims & shares the incredible services they provide in Northern New Mexico.  Also, he invites us to join them in a walk against bullying this Saturday out in Española and Pojoaque.

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Executive Director Marsie Silvestro and Service Manager Samari Rodriguez with the Esperanza Shelter invite us to the support the important work they do to support families and victims of domestic abuse in Northern New Mexico.

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Issues of low-wage workers

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Teatro Paraguas production

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Letty Naranjo and Mary DoBose explain the work of Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, a program based at the SFCC that has been proving free tutoring to adults in reading, writing and speaking English for the last 30 years.

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Deborah Boldt and Robert Aponte from REEL Fathers invite us to Father's in Focus, a new program for fathers and father figures in the Santa Fe area, that allows families to learn and share parenting skills.

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Kathy Sanchez, Program Manager for Enviromental Health and Justice, shares information about the upcoming 19th Annual Gathering For Mother Earth in Northern New Mexico.

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Kiana Maldonado-Muñuzuri, Youth Allies Coordinator, invites us to commemorate the first anniversary of the forced disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa in Mexico during this weekend’s activities at Warehouse 21.

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Andrea Romero for Mix Santa Fe discusses Mercado Mix, an effort to support entrepreneurship in Santa Fe’s immigrant community.

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NM Manager of Campaigns Javier shares strong families of NM’s work to work to create policies that benefit our diverse community.

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Erwin Rivera, Resource Family Specialist with ENLACE, talks about upcoming conference on Grandparents raising Grandkids and the particular needs and challenges of these families.

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Argos MacCallumm, Director, and Alix Hudson, Playwright from Teatro Paraguas discuss the premier of “Our Lady of Mariposas” on September 3rd.

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AILA President Victor Nieblas Pradis explains the latest legal development on the detention of immigrant children & their mother after a new court order prompts their release.

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Jordon Jonson, Coordinator for McKinley Community Place Matters, shares their work to tackle environmental health disparities in the McKinley County, specifically sharing the health risks associated with mining and environmental contamination in the Northwest Region.

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Members the SFCC club Bondage Breakers Kevin Silva, Juan Pineda, and Robert Burnett tell us about their work with fellow students at SFCC to provide support for non-traditional students.

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Business Coach and Consultant with Rio Arriba County Ross Griego tells us about a bilingual 10 week program in Rio Arriba County designed to help entrepreneurs, including immigrants, to create or expand their business.  Classes start on August 18th.

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Tomás Rivera, Kevin Silva, and Alejandro Einslie from Santa Fe based Chainbreakers discuss a proposed citywide Residents Bill Of Rights.

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Carolyn Morales at Arise Chicago discusses challenges and worker-led campaigns that are changing the political landscape of the workers’ rights movement.

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Senior Researcher at the American Immigration Council Walter A. Ewing shares findings of recent report, The Criminalization of Immigration in the United States, and the misconceptions of immigration and crime.

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Gary Roeckel, Organizer with Operating Engineers Local 953 and Anthony Gurrela, Union Stewart and H-VAC technician share why 50 maintenance, custodial, and grounds keepers at the Artesia Federal Law Enforcement Training Center went on strike on June 25th after a new contractor resisted a union contract.

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Program Director Jacqueline Beam and Education Instructor Manuel Aparicio with Youth Shelters share details about ACCESS, an educational program for young people caught up in the juvenile justice system.

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Executive Director of the NM Law and Poverty Center Gail Evans and Staff Attorney Tim Davis talk about the latest victory for agricultural workers in NM after the Court of Appeals ruled that exclusion of Farm and Ranch workers from Workers Compensation is unconstitutional.

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Executive Director of NM Voices for Children Veronica Garcia shares Governor Martinez’s plan to limit SNAP food benefits, potentially causing many families to lose food access.

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Executive Director of Gerards House Katrina Koenler and Bilingual Coordinator Roxana Melendez share the grief support services for children, teenagers, and their families who have experienced loss in their lives.

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Executive Director of Media Literacy Project Andrea Quijada shares the work MLP has done since 1993 helping hundreds of thousands of people to color to not only become more critical consumers of media messages, but also crafters of their own media.

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US citizenship of children born to women in Texas

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Alena Schaim from Impact promotes the Santa Fe screening of “Out In The Night,” a documentary about the New Jersey 4, four young Black Lesbians criminalized for defending themselves in New York City.

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Audrey Singer from the Brooking’s Metropolitan Policy Program discusses her recent report about the implementation of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program and it’s lessons for future efforts to address the legal status of unauthorized immigrants.

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Brian Erikson from the ACLU Regional Center for Border Rights discusses a recent report detailing racial profiling and other abuses by Border Patrol in Southern New Mexico.

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SunPath Coordinators at the Santa Fe Community College Karla Slentz and Brenda Loya explain the recently launched project to help students and other community members begin or expand a career in Health Care.

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Manuel La Fontaine from the “All of Us or None” campaign discusses efforts by the formerly incarcerated to expand hiring by Federal Agencies of community members with past convictions.

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Alma Rivera, Program Coordinator with Engaging Latino Communities for Education, talks about ENLACE’s 15 years of work in New Mexico to increase educational opportunities for minority communities and closing the education attainment gap.

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Program Manager with Partnership for Community Action  Jolene Aguilar talks about Prescription Drug use among teens and their campaign in the South Valley of Albuquerque.  Also, she shares details about an upcoming panel with various stake holders that will address this issue from different perspectives.

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Bethany Carson, Immigration Researcher and Organizer with Grassroots Leadership, talks about a recent report she co-authored, Pay Off: How Congress Ensures Private Prison Profit with an immigrant detention quota

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Bethany Carson, Immigration Researcher and Organizer with Grassroots Leadership, talks about a recent report she co-authored, Pay Off: How Congress Ensures Private Prison Profit with an immigrant detention quota

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Aly Kreikemeier from The Academy For The Love Of Learning and students from Capitol High School share their experiences with El Otro Lado, a school based program that explores the inner life of Santa Fe youth.

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Executive Director of the Institute on Taxation and Revenue Matt Gardner explains their latest report ‘Undocumented Immigrants’ state and local tax contributions

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Irene Tung, co-author of The Growing Movement For $15, talks about who are the workers making less than $15 in our country.

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Congressman Ben Ray Lujan talks about the DAPA information fair & rally with Congressman Luis Gutierrez this weekend.

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Legal Director with American Immigration Council Melisa Crow shares their efforts to support Obama’s executive order to allow Immigrants to apply for work permits and explains pending litigation.

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Clair Schuch, PHD candidate at the University of North Carolina of Charlotte, talks about her recent study on Immigrant Business and Community Development.

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Executive Director of Farm to Table Pam Roy talks about Farm to Table programs and policy priorities.

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Veronica Velasquez and Juan Garcia from the United Worker Center of New Mexico discuss their worksite committee at Maki Yaki Restaurant and their recent wage theft claims.

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Empowering youth and their adult allies

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Immigrant worker rights; Driver’s licence in NM

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Carissa talks about NM Law Centers programs, offering low cost immigration services

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Marisol shares the UWSC newest programs for children 0 to 5 and their families

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MALDEF staff attorney Marisa Bono talks about a recently launched lawsuit by MALDEF against NM Taxation and Revenue Department for denying refunds to Immigrant taxpayers.

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Award Winning Albuquerque Slam Poet and Coordinator of the Women Of The World Poetry Slam Festival Jasmin Cuffee tells Nuestra America about the upcoming festival on March 18 – 21.

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Associate Director of Dual Language Education of New Mexico Edward Tabet-Cubero shares their efforts to pass proposal to increase the number of students completing the bilingual education endorsement.

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Española City Councilor Michelle Martinez explains why she decided to lead a pro-immigrant resolution in Española.

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Emily Kaltenbach from the Drug Policy Alliance discusses several legislative proposals in New Mexico that would reduce incarceration and support previously incarcerated New Mexicans.

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Ivan Olay, Director from the UNM CAMP program discusses services for migrant farm worker students

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President of the NM League of Women Voters Meredith Machen discusses their legislative priorities for 2015.

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MALDEF staff attorney Marisa Bono talks about a recently launched lawsuit by MALDEF against NM Taxation and Revenue Department for denying refunds to Immigrant taxpayers.

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Mike Evangelist, Policy Analyst for the National Employment Law Project (NELP), discusses a recent report about the kinds of jobs lost and regenerated during the economic recovery.

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Helga Garcia-Garza, leader with Los Jardines Institute in Albuquerque, explains the national campaign Healthier Solutions, which is designed to expose Dollar Store’s practice of selling toxic toys and products

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Nohemi Borquez from Health Action New Mexico talks about Outreach efforts for ACA signups.

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Representative Javier Martinez shares his journey to becoming a NM Legislator and talks about House Bill 249, the Youth Civic Engagement & Voting Act, so that 16 & 17 year old students can vote in their local school board elections.

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New Mexico State Senator William Soules from Las Cruces talks about his proposals in the Legislature to cap lender interest rates to 36% and to raise the minimum wage to $8.40 in New Mexico.

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Rayos Buciaga and Claudia from the United Workers Center share information about DAPA forum in Santa Fe and Immigrant Day Of Action

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Genovieve Robian, Western Region Director of Presbyteryan Medical Services, a community health center, shares services they provide in rural communities and all over New Mexico to families who might otherwise not have access to health care.

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email - nuestraamerica@ksfr.org

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Jeffrey Passel with the Pew Hispanic Research Center discusses the recently released study on the rise and fall of unauthorized immigrants in the nation.

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