immigrant http://wlrn.org en Gov. Scott Signs Bill Allowing DREAMers To Qualify For In-State Tuition http://wlrn.org/post/gov-scott-signs-bill-allowing-dreamers-qualify-state-tuition <p></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:00:44 +0000 Constanza Gallardo & Elaine Chen 33636 at http://wlrn.org Gov. Scott Signs Bill Allowing DREAMers To Qualify For In-State Tuition Becoming Citizens In Little Havana http://wlrn.org/post/becoming-citizens-little-havana <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You've probably heard of Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month, Asian History Month.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Now we have Immigrant Heritage Month -- which was unveiled Thursday during a naturalization ceremony in one of the country's most famous immigrant enclaves, Miami's Little Havana<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:20:48 +0000 Jephie Bernard 33543 at http://wlrn.org Becoming Citizens In Little Havana Author Roxane Gay Discusses Her Debut Novel http://wlrn.org/post/author-roxane-gay-discusses-her-debut-novel <p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 16:33:32 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 32571 at http://wlrn.org Author Roxane Gay Discusses Her Debut Novel Why Florida's Immigrant Children Must Wait Five Years For Health Care http://wlrn.org/post/why-floridas-immigrant-children-must-wait-five-years-health-care <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Florida, children who were born outside the United States -- and live here lawfully -- have to wait five years to qualify for the subsidized health care program known as Florida </span>KidCare<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Sen. Rene Garcia, R-Hialeah, and Rep. Jose Felix Diaz, R-Miami, are sponsoring legislation to drop the five-year waiting period.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The law made its third trip to the legislature this year, and will get its first hearing in the Senate committee Tuesday.</span></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:38:46 +0000 Julia Duba 29705 at http://wlrn.org Why Florida's Immigrant Children Must Wait Five Years For Health Care 'I Can't Undo The Past': Interview With Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter http://wlrn.org/post/i-cant-undo-past-interview-homestead-mayor-jeff-porter <p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:12:24 +0000 Elaine Chen 23544 at http://wlrn.org 'I Can't Undo The Past': Interview With Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter Paving The Way For Eligible Immigrant Employees http://wlrn.org/post/paving-way-eligible-immigrant-employees <p></p><p>07/18/13 - Thursday’s&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> begins with Miami’s “<strong><a href="http://immigrationforum.org/bethlehem">Bethlehem Project</a></strong>,” which brings together business, education and civic organizations to pave the way for eligible immigrant employees to become citizens.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And more.&nbsp; <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer">Linda </a></strong></span><strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer">Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> presents an archive edition with celebrity chef <strong><a href="http://www.marcussamuelsson.com/">Marcus </a></strong></span><strong><a href="http://www.marcussamuelsson.com/">Samuelsson</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Born in horrific conditions in Ethiopia, he was adopted by a Swedish couple, and became of one of the world’s top chefs.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents&nbsp;</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1:00pm on&nbsp;</span><strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">WLRN-HD1</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7:00pm on&nbsp;</span><strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">WLRN-HD2</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 17538 at http://wlrn.org Paving The Way For Eligible Immigrant Employees