New Border Policies Threaten California Farmworkers
Host John Sepulvado brings us stories from the U.S.-Mexico border, beginning with how the Trump administration's immigration policies are putting a dent in California's agricultural labor force. KAZU's Krista Almanzan tells us how this is playing out in the Salinas Valley. Then KVCR's Ben Purper and Reveal's Ziva Branstetter share their reporting on conditions at foster care facilities for separated children in Southern California and Texas.
Reporters: John Sepulvado, Krista Almanzan, Ben Purper, Ziva Branstetter
Californians will be voting on a dozen statewide ballot measures in November, including one approved late yesterday that would put an end to daylight saving time in California.
Reporter: Scott Shafer
A Guatemalan Father Struggles to Connect With His Detained Daughter
Earlier this week we told you about a Guatemalan father who was deported under the administration’s zero tolerance policy. The U.S. government kept his 5-year-old daughter here. The father says he hasn't spoken to his daughter in over 40 days, since two Border Patrol agents grabbed her crying out of his arms in San Diego County.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero
A Night at the U.S.-Mexico Border
We’ve spent all week talking about stories on the border. But what’s it like for people on the ground? Those working along the border, attempting to cross, and just living their everyday lives. And what happens when the sun goes down and most of the world is sleeping? KQED’s Alex Hall and Polly Stryker spent a night in the desert along California’s border with Mexico, east of San Diego.
Reporters: Alex Hall, Polly Stryker