Línea Abierta : Next Moves on Immigration.

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Summary: Next Moves on Immigration. Some immigration bills could come to a vote in the House of Representatives before this summer, including one that would provide legal status to undocumented residents. Meanwhile, President Obama is expected to clarify his stance during his State of the Union address. In other news, an immigration court in San Francisco, California, agrees to stop shackling detainees testifying during hearings, a particularly troubling practice for asylum seekers or those who have suffered from torture. Experts comment these and other news. In addition, immigration attorney Rosalba Piña, answers listener questions. Guests: Catherine Moreno, partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, CA, http://www.wsgr.com/ ; Eliseo Medina, Former Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union and activist for immigration reform, Washington, DC, www.seiu.org/ ; Rosalba Piña, immigration attorney, Chicago, IL, www.rosalbapina.com