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July 27, 2017

Host: José Cárdenas

Mexican American Studies Ban Back in Court

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  • A judge plans to rule soon on a challenge to an Arizona law that ended the Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson's largest school district. Rene Martinez, one of the teacher plaintiffs in the original lawsuit, talks about the background of the case.
  • Rene Martinez - Plaintiff in First Mexican-American Studies Ban Trial
Keywords: Arizona, Schools, Trial, Tucson, Discrimination,


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  • The Trump administration unveiled its goals for renegotiating NAFTA, North American Free Trade Agreement. Lorenzo Sierra, vice chair for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce talks about what this could mean for Arizona.
  • Lorenzo Sierra - Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Vice Chair
Keywords: Arizona, NAFTA, Trump, Chamber of Commerce,

New DREAM Act Proposal

  • There is new legislation that would grant legal status and a path to for young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. Reyna Montoya, from Aliento and Ezequiel Hernandez, managing partner with Hernandez Global Law Firm will talk about the new legislation.
  • Reyna Montoya - Aliento, AZ Ezequiel Hernandez - Attorney
Keywords: Arizona, immigration, Dreamers,