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February 27, 2017

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'The hurricane is about to hit': Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration sparking fear, action in Las Vegas
Monday, February 27, 2017
President Donald Trump is following through on his campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration. The Department of Homeland Security announced last week that it “no longer will exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement,” among a handful of directives that have local attorneys, police, activists and Dreamers bracing for ...
Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'
Friday, February 24, 2017
The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained for hours by immigration officials earlier this month at a Florida airport ...
Photo: U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., attends an opening c
Titus says Nevada shouldn’t assist with immigration crackdown
Friday, February 24, 2017
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed an executive order limiting state agencies, including law enforcement, from assisting President Donald Trump’s efforts to crack down on undocumented immigrants. Now, U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., is calling on ...
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US, Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors ...
Mexican woman tied to Kansas gun killing deported
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A Mexican woman who tried to hide a gun her boyfriend used to fatally shoot a Kansas teenager has been ...
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Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence ...
Trump's immigration policy criticized by leaders in Las Vegas
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., condemned President Donald Trump and his immigration policy this afternoon, characterizing it as “morally reprehensible and ...
AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries
Monday, February 20, 2017
A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet. ...
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Times Square rally protests Trump immigration policies
Sunday, February 19, 2017
More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies ...
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Is ICE altering evidence and manipulating facts in its immigration crackdown?
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Since Donald Trump entered office, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have cracked down on undocumented immigrants, conducting coordinated raids that appear to target not only convicted criminals but also ...
How you can help refugees in the United States
How you can help refugees in the United States
Saturday, February 18, 2017
If you had tens of thousands of dollars to spend to help refugees who recently arrived in the United States, you might think it would be easy to give it away to ...
Sandoval: ‘Cogent’ policy, not National Guard, needed on immigration
Sandoval: ‘Cogent’ policy, not National Guard, needed on immigration
Friday, February 17, 2017
Leaked documents suggesting the Trump administration considered using up to 100,000 National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants across 11 states, including Nevada, were met with criticism by ...
Some stores in Las Vegas close to recognize immigrant protest
Some stores in Las Vegas close to recognize immigrant protest
Thursday, February 16, 2017
This morning at the popular Latino grocery Mariana’s, Las Vegas resident Marisela Torres was surprised her car was one of just three in the normally packed parking lot ...
Photo: The exterior of the Henderson Detention Center.
Lawmakers question Henderson, county officials about ICE funds
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
A committee meeting to discuss local governments became the latest front in the illegal immigration battle Wednesday, as Nevada Assembly members asked if Henderson and Clark County benefit financially from detaining people who had entered the U.S. illegally. The Assembly Committee on Government Affairs met to hear presentations by representatives of the city of Henderson and Clark County. Municipalities and ...
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Proposal would help crime victims who are undocumented immigrants
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Immigrants in the U.S. illegally would be eligible for a Nevada program that helps victims of violent crime if a bill discussed during a committee meeting at the Nevada Legislature Monday makes it into law. ...