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Caption: Gustavo Valencia has been in line for 18 years. And on at least two separate occasions, his priority date has been called. But he still waits for a visa., Credit: John Rosman
Both President Obama's and the Senate's proposals for immigration reform support a "path to citizenship" for undocumented immigrants in this countr...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:01
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Caption: A young man rallies for comprehensive immigration reform in 2010, Credit: Richard Morgan
Many critics and supporters of comprehensive immigration reform are looking back at the amnesty offered in 1986 for lessons for today.

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:58
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Caption: Noel Stehly, an organic citrus and avocado farmer in northern San Diego County, says he's never tried to bring in guest workers because the process is cumbersome and expensive., Credit: Adrian Florido
One part of the immigration system widely seen as being in need of reform: seasonal guest workers.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 04:18
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Caption: Ross Tappan used to manage a dairy in Mesa, Ariz., that switched to using E-Verify., Credit: Jude Joffe Block
To avoid a future flow of illegal immigrant workers, employers must have a good way of certifying their workforce is legitimate. We look at Arizon...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 04:09
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Caption: Workers raised the gate on the border fence of the U.S.-Mexico boundary to clean away debris from a cross-border wash. Accumulated debris has knocked down fence segments in the past., Credit: Michel Marizco
We need a secure border before we can reform the immigration system. But it turns out, noone knows exactly what a secure border means.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
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What to do with the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in this country will be a critical component of immigration reform.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 04:03
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Caption: Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona are two of the eight lawmakers brainstorming to lay the foundation for comprehensive immigration reform., Credit: flickr
The bi-partisan group of Senators who have drafted a proposal for comprehensive immigration reform are led by two from the state that's famous for ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 03:53
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Tucson sits in the borderlands, the desert landscape where America and Mexico meet. This place is crisscrossed by boundaries, visible and invisibl...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
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Caption: Canadian couple Cécile Bastin and Sylvain Coté, stand with their realtor, Arnold Porter (left), as they shop for real estate in Phoenix., Credit: Jude Joffe-Block
A provision in the immigration reform proposal would allow wealthy retirees to stay longer in this country without a visa. This could be a boon to ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:51
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To secure the border, the Senate committee says we need more drones. But it has been widely reported that drones on the border are ineffective.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 04:12
Caption: Dairy producers, their workers from Mexico and interpreter Shaun Duvall stand outside the Nelson Creamery in west central Wisconsin., Credit: Laurel Morales
Across the country in rural America one in two new neighbors is Latino, according to a recent study. And that's an adjustment for some communities.

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 04:03
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Caption: Dairy farmer John Rosenow stands in front of a semi truck. His 550 dairy cows fill one semi every day to sell across the street to the cheese factory., Credit: Laurel Morales
Wisconsin Dairy farmer John Rosenow hires workers from Mexico. How one dairy farmer sees his workers as his assets.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:33
Caption: Rosenow has two barns this size. Each houses about 300 cows. Two decades ago dairymen in Wisconsin discovered they had to grow in order to survive shrinking profit margins. , Credit: Laurel Morales
The Senate’s immigration reform proposal offers a fast track to citizenship for agricultural workers so that they can “continue to do the vital wor...

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: A San Diego union says these housekeepers without legal immigration status were fired because workers at their hotel were trying to organize. Labor unions hope legalization for 11 million immigrants will make organizing workers easier by removing that fea, Credit: Adrian Florido
Unions hope legalization for 11 million immigrants without authorization will make organizing those immigrants easier.

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  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:31
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Caption: The hotly anticipated bill to overhaul our nation's immigration system is expected to be presented Tuesday by a bipartisan group of senators. We show with an interactive map what that might look like., Credit: Jill Replogle and John Rosman
The hotly anticipated bill to overhaul our nation's immigration system is expected to be presented Tuesday by a bipartisan group of senators. We sh...

  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: A former Bracero holds up his identification card from his days as a guest worker in the United States. , Credit: Monica Ortiz Uribe
One of the oldest and certainly the largest guest worker program in United States history was that of the Braceros. Nearly 5 million Mexican labore...

  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 03:48
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Every year, an estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from American high schools. Raised entirely in American culture, they finish high s...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
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A Tale of Two Countries, from Mexico to US

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  • Added: May 06, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Ellen Choy-Asians4BlackLives, Credit: Brooke Anderson Photography
Crossing East: Relations is one-hour documentary special produced by Dmae Roberts, executive producer of MediaRites’ Crossing East series with Roby...

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
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A brief history of the impact the sugar industry had on immigration to Hawaii from all over the world.

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2009
  • Length: 24:42
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Caption: Docent at Hawaii's Plantation Village, Credit: Photo Credit: Richard Jensen
“Plantation Culture” takes a look at what life was like growing up and living on the plantations. And how this life shaped the multicultural soci...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
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Wilma Pang, Professor at San Francisco City College, shares the influence of Chinese opera, a rapidly-disappearing art form, wherever she can. Pan...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2009
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Jon Jang, composer and jazz pianist, who paved the way for Asian American jazz musicians.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2007
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Vietnamese adoptees from Operation Babylift tell their stories.

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  • Added: May 01, 2007
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  • Added: Jan 08, 2007
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Singer/Songwriter Jared Rehberg is perhaps the only transracial and international adoptee who sings about being an adoptee.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2006
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A 1st Person profile of Russel Baba and Jeannie Aiko Mercer of Shasta Taiko

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2006
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  • Added: Sep 14, 2006
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Early history of Hawaiians settling along the West Coast

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  • Added: May 01, 2006
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Refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos had no choice but to flee their homelands and come to America. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THER...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Recently, Asian Americans have faced discrimination, but remained strong. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF THIS ...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Accounts of immigration laws designed specifically to restrict Asian Americans. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS O...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
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After '65, Asian families could immigrate together and became entrepreneurs. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF TH...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2006
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Stories of Asian brides of American servicemen and adopted Asian children. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF THIS...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Hawaii's multicultural plantation heritage from the 1700s-today. Hosted by George Takei. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL ...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2006
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Asian sailors and adventurers helped to form the new country of America. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF THIS...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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The communities, farms and ranches settled by Asian Americans on the frontier. Hosted by George Takei. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THER...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2006
  • Length: 01:53:00
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More than half of Hawaii's residents speak Pidgin - a combination of English, Hawaiian and Asian languages.

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2005
  • Length: 03:27
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The Story of Ing (Doc) Hay is about a frontier herbalist and acupuncturist in John Day, Oregon.

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2005
  • Length: 09:10
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The Story of Ing (Doc) Hay is about a frontier herbalist and acupuncturist in John Day, Oregon.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KZYX, KMUN, WGBH Radio Boston, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass. and more


  • Added: May 31, 2005
  • Length: 58:00
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A refugee remembers his first Thanksgiving

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2003
  • Length: 05:51
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A Colombian immigrant was recently denied her investor's visa, forcing her to shut down her U.S. company and fire her six employees. Does immigrati...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2009
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Arizona’s new immigration law has focused attention on immigration once again. Since debate on the controversial law began, there have been report...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:31

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 15:09
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In the first of a two-part series on immigration, DecodeDC looks at how humor can get closer to a problem than political talking points ever could....

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  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 19:37
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Caption: Naci Libre: Born Free, Credit: Julio Salgado
The struggles of undocumented youth in the US often fly under the radar of the mainstream media. But with the tools of creative expression and the ...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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Invisible Americans: Stories from the New Immigrants explores the lives of immigrants through the eyes of children. “One of the values of seeing t...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Philly Youth Radio’s Yingci Chen is a first generation Chinese immigrant. She's noticed that Chinese immigrant parents often don't want their kids ...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
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Caption: Fatima and Her Daughter, Rana
Fatima Alsamawi, a recent immigrant to the United States from Iraq, experiences the sweet freedom of driving for the first time.

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 2