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Federal Bill Would Legalize Many Undocumented Farmworkers KQED's The California Report

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Federal Bill Would Legalize Many Undocumented Farmworkers



The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote today on a bill that would legalize many undocumented farmworkers. That could make a big difference in California, where most agricultural workers lack legal status.

Reporter: Alex Hall, KQED



North American Trade Deal Could Help Calif. Farmers



The White House and the Democrats in the House have reached a deal updating the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Farmers hope the deal will help them.

Guest: Rep. Doug LaMalfa



SF's African American Leaders Demand Reparations



African American leaders in San Francisco are calling on the city’s supervisors to use money from taxes on hotels and legal marijuana sales to pay reparations to black residents.

Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED



Calling Out Misleading Personal Injury Ads on FaceBook



Many LGBTQ and public health groups say ads targeting pharmaceutical companies that make anti-HIV medications are misleading. Now the groups have sent an open letter to Facebook demanding the ads be removed.

Reporter: Rachael Myrow, KQED



Doctors at U.S.-Mexico Border Want to Vaccinate Migrants



A group of doctors from across the country are spending the week in San Diego demanding that they be allowed to vaccinate detained migrants against the flu.

Reporter: Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS



When Tenants Grow Pot, Sacramento Homeowners Face Six-Figure Fines



From Malibu to Redding, California cities have a problem with illegal marijuana cultivation in residential neighborhoods. To fight it they often fine landlords. Sacramento is fining anyone growing more than the six plants allowed for personal use under state law. All told, the city has issued about $94 million dollars since 2017. Now, Sacramento landlords are fighting back, claiming they’re innocent because their tenants grew pot without their knowledge.

Reporter: Scott Rodd, Capital Public Radio

Federal Bill Would Legalize Many Undocumented Farmworkers



The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote today on a bill that would legalize many undocumented farmworkers. That could make a big difference in California, where most agricultural workers lack legal status.

Reporter: Alex Hall, KQED



North American Trade Deal Could Help Calif. Farmers



The White House and the Democrats in the House have reached a deal updating the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Farmers hope the deal will help them.

Guest: Rep. Doug LaMalfa



SF's African American Leaders Demand Reparations



African American leaders in San Francisco are calling on the city’s supervisors to use money from taxes on hotels and legal marijuana sales to pay reparations to black residents.

Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED



Calling Out Misleading Personal Injury Ads on FaceBook



Many LGBTQ and public health groups say ads targeting pharmaceutical companies that make anti-HIV medications are misleading. Now the groups have sent an open letter to Facebook demanding the ads be removed.

Reporter: Rachael Myrow, KQED



Doctors at U.S.-Mexico Border Want to Vaccinate Migrants



A group of doctors from across the country are spending the week in San Diego demanding that they be allowed to vaccinate detained migrants against the flu.

Reporter: Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS



When Tenants Grow Pot, Sacramento Homeowners Face Six-Figure Fines



From Malibu to Redding, California cities have a problem with illegal marijuana cultivation in residential neighborhoods. To fight it they often fine landlords. Sacramento is fining anyone growing more than the six plants allowed for personal use under state law. All told, the city has issued about $94 million dollars since 2017. Now, Sacramento landlords are fighting back, claiming they’re innocent because their tenants grew pot without their knowledge.

Reporter: Scott Rodd, Capital Public Radio

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