NuestraAmerica's podcast

MALDEF, or the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, has deep ties to New Mexico and has played a critical role in helping to ensure the rights of Mexicanxs, Latinxs and immigrants in New Mexico are not being violated by this particular gubernatorial administration. This episode we talk to Thomas Saenz, MALDEF President & General Counsel, about some of that work and the upcoming election.

Direct download: NuestraAmerica092716.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22pm MDT

Almost 17 years ago Somos Un Pueblo Unido successfully fought off a segregated private prison aimed at the immigrant community in Santa Fe, today the Department of Justice announced it will soon phase out some federal contracts with private prison companies. We talk to Judy Green, researcher with New York-based Justice Strategies, who talks about this shift and shares the findings of her new report "Indefensible: A Decade of Mass Incarceration of Migrants Prosecuted for Crossing the Border.” 

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_083016_seg2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:33am MDT

Almost 17 years ago Somos Un Pueblo Unido successfully fought off a segregated private prison aimed at the immigrant community in Santa Fe, today the Department of Justice announced it will soon phase out some federal contracts with private prison companies. We talk to Judy Green, researcher with New York-based Justice Strategies, who talks about this shift and shares the findings of her new report "Indefensible: A Decade of Mass Incarceration of Migrants Prosecuted for Crossing the Border.” 

Direct download: NuestraAmerica_083016_seg1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:32am MDT

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