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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 ...
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Count Nevada Sen. Dean Heller among Senate Republicans frustrated at the antics of colleague Ted Cruz, who kept the Senate open Saturday and allowed Sen. Harry Reid to ...
Advocates warn scams will intensify in wake of Obama’s immigration reforms
Advocates warn scams will intensify in wake of Obama’s immigration reforms
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Confusion over the immigration reforms ordered last month by President Obama is likely to trigger increased activity by scammers, say immigration advocates, who warn that ...
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Why Nevada has become a leader in immigration reform
Thursday, December 11, 2014
When President Barack Obama gave Astrid Silva a shout-out last month, he did more than put a face on his new immigration plan. He helped thrust Silva, and her home state of Nevada, into ...
Astrid Silva, face of Obama’s immigration plan, to speak before Senate committee
Astrid Silva, face of Obama’s immigration plan, to speak before Senate committee
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Newly famous Las Vegan Astrid Silva, the face of President Barack Obama's go-it-alone immigration plan, will speak at a Senate hearing today to sell the president's contentious ...
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Reid touts Obama’s immigration plan, urges Congress to act
Monday, December 1, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today to tout President Barack Obama’s plan to defer deportation for millions of people as “a good first step” for mending the country’s broken immigration system, urging Congress to ...
Laxalt signs onto statement opposing Obama’s actions on immigration
Laxalt signs onto statement opposing Obama’s actions on immigration
Friday, November 28, 2014
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In one of his first public moves since winning office on Nov. 4, Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt added his name to a statement condemning ...
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama's recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits ...

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