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February 12, 2016

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Immigration

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Why America needs immigrants (especially Nevada)
Monday, February 8, 2016
Donald Trump would have you believe that Mexican immigrants, as a general rule, bring drugs and crime into the United States and are rapists. And millions of Trump’s fellow citizens have no problem accepting that broad-brush characterization as fact: Sixteen percent of Americans think ...
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John Legend and Juanes perform outside Arizona jail
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Colombian musician Juanes and singer John Legend met immigrants at a jail in Arizona on Wednesday before performing for a small crowd outside the facility to draw attention to ...
Reno church giving sanctuary for immigrants in U.S. illegally
Monday, January 18, 2016
A Reno church is joining a growing movement among places of worship offering sanctuary to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
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Nevada case claims unfair enforcement of immigration law
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Jose Isabel Esparza laughs at the thought that his wife, a 65-year-old grandmother living on their meager farm outside Mexico City, might be smuggling people illegally into the United States ...
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Syrian refugees welcomed by agencies despite states’ fight
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Days before a family of six Syrian refugees was to arrive in Texas, the furniture and supplies for their apartment were ready ...
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New poll shows Nevada Latino voters care about immigration, economy
Friday, December 4, 2015
Here are some of the survey’s findings ...
How Western towns ​profit​ from detaining immigrants
Thursday, November 5, 2015
In early October, Hillary Clinton was in the middle of a short speech at a gala in Washington, D.C., for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, when an immigration protester stood up and began shouting. Juan Carlos Ramos, a 22-year-old undocumented immigrant with the advocacy group United We Dream Action, heckled Clinton about ...
Feds arrest 235 criminal immigrants in Nevada, 3 other Western states
Feds arrest 235 criminal immigrants in Nevada, 3 other Western states
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Federal authorities say they have arrested 235 criminal immigrants in four Western states. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a news release Tuesday that 111 of the arrests came in ...
California law aims to help immigrant victims get visas
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Nubia Rodriguez was assaulted and kidnapped by an ex-boyfriend, crimes that made her eligible for a special visa for immigrants in the U.S. illegally ...
For presidential candidates, Latino voters could make or break the White House
For presidential candidates, Latino voters could make or break the White House
Friday, October 16, 2015
Presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle are recognizing the extraordinary power of Nevada’s Latino voters. Campaign events in the state have so far played up ...
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Getting past the noise: What would presidential hopefuls really do for Nevada?
Monday, October 12, 2015
Over the next few months, Nevada will host Democratic and Republican debates, and residents will hear firsthand the views of the person who most likely will be the next president. What do they have to say about issues that affect the state, such as immigration, minimum wage ...
Trump walks difficult line on Latino voters in Nevada
Trump walks difficult line on Latino voters in Nevada
Friday, October 9, 2015
Clutching a People magazine with Donald Trump’s mug on the cover, Myriam Witcher found an up-close seat to watch her political hero speak. Then, in an unplanned move ...
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Business owners: Immigration isn’t black and white
Monday, August 17, 2015
Southern Nevada business owners discuss the complexities of the national debate about border security, which is often argued in terms that leave little room for a nuanced conversation. Two dominant idustries in Las Vegas — food service and hospitality — stand to be affected by decisions made about immigration.
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Weekly Q&A: Arlene Rivera’s Immigrant Justice Initiative helps—and humanizes—the undocumented
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
“You should care about what’s happening to your neighbor, even if your neighbor doesn’t look like you.”
Q&A: What new program director wants for CCSD’s English-language learners
Q&A: What new program director wants for CCSD’s English-language learners
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Nearly 70,000 students in CCSD are ELL, a full 22 percent of the entire student population. Nationally, they make up just 10 percent of all students. Many arrive without ...

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