MIAMI, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Noticias Telemundo announced its latest news special, "Conoce tus Derechos" (Know Your Rights) to air this Sunday, February 26 at 7PM/6 C. Hosted by Noticias Telemundo Anchor José Díaz-Balart, the special will feature immigration attorney and Noticias Telemundo contributor Alma Rosa Nieto and the Executive Director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), Angélica Salas. "Conoce tus Derechos" will cover specific scenarios under President Donald Trump's new immigration policies and inform the audience about their legal rights. The news special will also be available on Noticias Telemundo's digital properties on YouTube and Facebook and at NoticiasTelemundo.com and the Noticias Telemundo App.
"Information is the best defense against fear and uncertainty," said José Díaz-Balart. "'Conoce tus Derechos' will help viewers become familiar with possible scenarios that could affect them. We'll hear testimony from the audience as well as relevant information from experts, all part of our commitment to report the way things are."
Airing from East Los Angeles College, the special news program will address scenarios of attempted detentions at home, at work and on the street, among others. "Conoce tus Derechos" is the fifth news special Noticias Telemundo has produced following the election of President Donald Trump presented under the banner "Las Cosas como Son" (The Way It Is). It follows on the heels of a town hall on immigration, "Inmigración, Trump y los Hispanos," which delivered the highest audience ratings of any program on Spanish-language television the day it aired.
In parallel to the news special, "El Poder en Ti", Telemundo's robust community initiative, launched a citizenship and immigration site for those looking for information, tools and resources to learn about their existing options.
Noticias Telemundo is the information unit of Telemundo Network and a leading provider in news serving the US Hispanics across all broadcast and digital platforms. Its award-winning television news broadcasts include the daily newscast "Noticias Telemundo," the Sunday current affairs show "Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart" and the daily news and entertainment magazine "Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste." The rapidly-growing "Noticias Telemundo Digital Team" provides continuous content to US Hispanics wherever they are, whenever they want it. Noticias Telemundo also produces award winning news specials, documentaries and news event such as political debates, forums and town halls.
TELEMUNDO is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The network features original scripted dramas from Telemundo Studios – the #1 producer of Spanish-language primetime content – as well as non-scripted productions, theatrical motion pictures, specials, news and first-class sports events, reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations and 54 broadcast affiliates. TELEMUNDO is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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