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Nevada immigration advocates not deterred by judge’s order blocking Obama’s actions
Nevada immigration advocates not deterred by judge’s order blocking Obama’s actions
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A federal judge on Monday stalled President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, dealing a victory to a coalition of 26 states — including Nevada — that have filed a lawsuit to ...
Photo: Owner Flaviano Trujillo arranges produce at Los Co
Big-store competition, and his daughters’ taco shops, give Mr. Trujillo pause
Friday, February 6, 2015
For two decades, Flaviano Trujillo’s cramped little shop has catered to nostalgic Latino shoppers seeking a Mexican touchstone. And until a few years ago, his family business had reaped the benefits of the valley’s teeming immigrant community with slim competition. But now ...
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Obama meets with Las Vegas woman to talk immigration
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
It’s not every day the president of the United States asks about your deadline for law school, then tells you you’ll be a great lawyer. That’s what happened to 25-year-old Las Vegas resident Blanca Gamez, who ...
Photo: Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., at a hearing on Capitol
GOP’s Dean Heller joins Democrats on Senate immigration vote
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Republican Sen. Dean Heller helped Democrats block a bill today that would have funded the Department of Homeland Security while rolling back President Barack Obama’s ...
How higher Latino numbers are helping Las Vegas’ colleges
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The College of Southern Nevada announced Monday that it has become the state’s first Hispanic-Serving Institution, a federal recognition that helps schools qualify for millions in ...
Study offers glimpse of immigration’s impact on population growth
Thursday, January 29, 2015
A study released last month by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows how immigration has changed Clark County's population growth compared to other comparable areas ...
Sandoval unsure if he can override Laxalt’s decision on immigration lawsuit
Sandoval unsure if he can override Laxalt’s decision on immigration lawsuit
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval said he doesn't think he legally can override the state's challenge to an order that would spare more people from deportation, but he plans to ...
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Accusing Republicans of “declaring war on immigrants,” U.S. Rep. Dina Titus took to the House floor today to blast Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s go-it-alone plan to join a lawsuit to ...
Lawsuit over Obama immigration action divides Sandoval, Laxalt
Lawsuit over Obama immigration action divides Sandoval, Laxalt
Monday, January 26, 2015
Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced today that Nevada will join a multistate coalition suing President Barack Obama’s contentious deportation deferral program ...
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Obama’s address gets mixed response from Las Vegas’ immigrant community
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
To the surprise of Las Vegas’ immigrant community, President Barack Obama’s hourlong address to the nation Tuesday scarcely mentioned the deportation deferral program he zealously touted just two months ago ...
Study: Nearly half of Clark County’s unauthorized immigrants qualify for deportation relief
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Almost half of all undocumented immigrants in Clark County qualify for deportation relief through President Barack Obama’s deferral programs, according to ...
Nevada Republicans straddle the line on Obama’s immigration action
Nevada Republicans straddle the line on Obama’s immigration action
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Nevada’s three House Republicans bucked most of their party today and voted to keep the president’s 2012 immigration action in place, then voted to stop Obama from ...
Second information session set on new immigration rules
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Legal experts and Latino advocates will hold an information session next month for people navigating upcoming changes in immigration policy. The event, hosted by Latino advocacy group ...
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How President Obama’s immigration order might affect Las Vegas labor
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The people said to benefit most from President Barack Obama’s recent immigration order are undocumented parents of children living in the country legally. But in Las Vegas, another group stands to win big from Obama's directive — exploited workers toiling on the fringes of the city's massive tourism industry. “Labor trafficking doesn’t ...
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Study: Better tourist visa laws could boost U.S. economy
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Better tourist visa laws would boost the country’s revenue by at least $7.6 billion and create 50,000 jobs within five years ...

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