Immigration

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Interview with filmmaker Tze Chun about his film Children of Invention

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass collective member Toni Tabora-Roberts interviews filmmaker Tze Chun. His film Children of Invention was the Opening Night Film of the DisOrient Asian American Film Festival in April 2009. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 04/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This program hosted by Bill Resnick deals with the incarceration of immigrants, prosecuting those responsible for torture, the secular resistance in Iraq, and organizing Trimet riders, and features the music of Casey Neill. To hear the entire program, click on the arrow ab... Read more

Local Immigration Raids

Airs at: Sun, 04/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Do concentration camps exist right here in the Pacific Northwest? Luz María Gordillo and Laura Philpott talk with Rosa Linda Guillen about the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) raids and detention of migrant workers, and their impact on workers' families. Rosa Lind... Read more

Cascade Festival of African Film

Airs at: Mon, 02/09/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Now until March 7, theaters around Portland are screening dozens of feature and documentary films by directors from throughout Africa as part of the 19th annual Cascade Festival of African Film. The longest-running of its kind, the Portland Community College-sponsored festi... Read more

Creating accountable immigration enforcement

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Over 440,000 people will be detained by the U.S. government this year. Women, children, the elderly, asylum seekers, torture victims and even long-time permanent residents will be detained for months - in some cases years - awaiting a determination on their status. Many of ... Read more

Political Perspectives on 4/15/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Ronault L.S. Catalani, author, poet immigrant rights attorney and the the City of Portland's Immigrant & Refugee Affairs Coordinator. In his evocative new book Catalani also known as "Polo" writes a series of essays from familiar cafes.... Read more

Tax the Filthy Rich!!! -plus- Dateline Havana: The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Future of Cuba

Airs at: Tue, 04/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
  If the most affluent 400 Americans as of 2006 had paid as much of their incomes in taxes as the top 400 did in 1955, the federal treasury would have collected an additional $35.9 billion more in revenue in 2006 just from these 400 ultra-rich individuals. Guest Chuck Colli... Read more

Creatiing accountable immigratoin enforcement

Over 440,000 people will be detained by the U.S. government this year. Women, children, the elderly, asylum seekers, torture victims and even long-time permanent residents will be detained for months - in some cases years - awaiting a determination on their status. Many of ... Read more

Obama announced his plan to deal with Immigration Reform

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
President Obama announced last night that he plans to make immigration reform a top priority during his first year in office. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with local immigrant rights activist Francisco Lopez about what this pledge could mean for Oregon’s immigrant community: Read more

Tuesday April 14 2009 community calendar

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
This is the community calendar for Tuesday April 14, 2009 A Portland/Multnomah Food Policy Council meeting,. a public citizen-advisory meeting about food system policy recommendations for the City of Portland and Multnomah County, will take place on Wednesday, April 15 ... Read more