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AirTalk for July 8, 2014

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Undocumented Immigrants To U.S. Repatriated To Guatemala
Unprecedented numbers of children immigrating illegally to the U.S. have overwhelmed the border and filled processing centers.
job application check box checkbox employment
This week a new law, AB 218 went into effect in the state of California that “bans the box” on all public job applications asking whether or not a job applicant has been convicted of a crime.
US-POLITICS-HEALTH
The so-called "employer mandate" won't go into effect until 2015; implementation has been delayed twice already.
Vice President Biden Addresses U.S. Conference Of Mayors In Las Vegas

LA rejects the Feds with no more ICE holds

The City of LA will no longer hold inmates longer than their jail time despite detention requests, or “I.C.E. holds” from the the US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) department.
El Rancho High School counselor Delia Madera in her office.
The El Rancho Unified School District has voted to require ethnic studies courses as a requirement for graduation, becoming the first school district in the state to do so. The requirement goes into effect in the 2015-16 school year.
The way we listen to music is always changing -- from records to tapes to CD's to MP3's, music is something people devote time to, it’s at the forefront and in the background of our lives.

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