immigrant http://kbia.org en Field Notes: Immigrant children share dreams beyond the slaughterhouse http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-immigrant-children-share-dreams-beyond-slaughterhouse <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 43444 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Immigrant children share dreams beyond the slaughterhouse Immigrant farming; Indpendence goes green; Missouri's tax situation http://kbia.org/post/immigrant-farming-indpendence-goes-green-missouris-tax-situation <p></p><p>Our neighboring city of Independence, Mo., is going green with its lighting over the few years.&nbsp;</p><p>At the 81st annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Las Vegas last past weekend, Independence announced its plans to partner with Philips Lighting on an energy and maintenance saving project.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:52:08 +0000 Kristofor Husted 36135 at http://kbia.org Immigrant farming; Indpendence goes green; Missouri's tax situation Starting a farm, with an immigrant twist http://kbia.org/post/starting-farm-immigrant-twist <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Air Philavanh is a new farmer in central Iowa who came to this country from Laos as a refugee more than 30 years ago. Today, he’s living on an 11-acre farm in Milo, Iowa, about an hour from Des Moines.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:31:43 +0000 Amy Mayer 36101 at http://kbia.org Starting a farm, with an immigrant twist Mo. Senate’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration discusses driver's license exams http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-s-blue-ribbon-panel-immigration-discusses-drivers-license-exams <p>The Missouri Senate’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration held its final meeting Thursday.</p><p>Among the issues discussed was legislation that would require driver’s license exams be given in English only.&nbsp; Sister Peggy Bonnot runs El Puente Hispanic Ministry in Jefferson City.&nbsp; She told the panel that requiring English-only driver’s license tests would create a hardship for legal immigrants trying to build a life here.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:42:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25899 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Immigration discusses driver's license exams