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December 15, 2017

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Immigration

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Fear compromises the health, well-being of immigrant families, report finds
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Luis Ramirez has lived in the U.S. without immigration papers for two decades, but he is more worried about deportation now than ever before ...
Immigrants push for DREAM Act during sit-in at Heller’s D.C. office
Immigrants push for DREAM Act during sit-in at Heller’s D.C. office
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Young immigrants from four states sat in at U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s office in Washington, D.C., today, advocating for passage of a clean DREAM Act. The group of ...
Cruelty to our hardworking neighbors is not an American ideal
Cruelty to our hardworking neighbors is not an American ideal
Monday, December 4, 2017
EDITORIAL:
Recipients of Temporary Protected Status in this country are law-abiding, honest people who make the United States a better place. America should not ...
Lawyers reach out to Las Vegans temporarily protected from deportation
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
It’s been about 17 years since Las Vegas resident Sandra Granados left the guns and danger she remembers from El Salvador for Las Vegas, finding work, raising children and living with an uncertain immigration status ...
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Being deported from home for the holidays: Family is left devastated
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Liany and Maria Villacis grew up in a family that did everything together. Each summer, even when money was tight, their parents made sure to take a week’s vacation, no matter how modest. Last summer, when Liany, 22, was in a finance training program in Chicago, her parents and twin sister took their family vacation in the Windy City. Their closeness was a result of circumstance as much as blood: The twins were born in Pasto, Colombia, where ...
To help unaccompanied minors, UNLV Immigration Clinic launches program
Friday, November 17, 2017
In 2014, the UNLV Immigration Clinic received a grant to provide legal assistance to unaccompanied young immigrants who have fled abuse and gang violence in Central America. On Nov. 1, that funding dried up ...
In Las Vegas, an impassioned plea for leaders to act on immigration
In Las Vegas, an impassioned plea for leaders to act on immigration
Friday, November 10, 2017
"It's cruel to leave 1.2 million people, all Dreamers and TPS recipients, wondering what their future will look like in the coming months," the DACA recipient said ...
Citizenship applications in the U.S. surge as immigration talk toughens
Citizenship applications in the U.S. surge as immigration talk toughens
Sunday, October 29, 2017
For nearly a decade, Yonis Bernal felt perfectly secure carrying a green card that allowed him to live and work legally in the United States. Becoming a citizen was not a priority. He changed his mind after Donald Trump ...
Activists target Heller, Amodei in DREAM Act push
Activists target Heller, Amodei in DREAM Act push
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A Nevada resident benefiting from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program knows the challenges of living in America without deportation protection ...
Young LGBT immigrants face additional hurdles with end of DACA
Young LGBT immigrants face additional hurdles with end of DACA
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Advocates pushing for an unaltered Dream Act to protect young immigrants are warning of the discrimination that some in the LGBT community would face if ...
Dreamers’ ability to organize will help get DACA reform through Congress, Cancela says
Dreamers’ ability to organize will help get DACA reform through Congress, Cancela says
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Pushing reform of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program through Congress will depend on Dreamers’ ability to organize, state Sen. Yvanna Cancela, D-Las Vegas, said this week. ...
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Lawmakers push competing protections for Dreamers
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Young immigrants at risk of deportation are looking for a solution from Congress, where lawmakers are weighing a bipartisan bill against a new, more conservative proposal from Republicans ...
Ryan: Majority in Congress want to protect young immigrants
Ryan: Majority in Congress want to protect young immigrants
Saturday, September 16, 2017
A bipartisan majority in Congress supports protections for an estimated 800,000 immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally ...
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'Maintain our culture': Latino communities celebrate 'El Grito' in Las Vegas
Saturday, September 16, 2017
The first Mexican Independence Day event of its kind just may have been the largest draw for Las Vegas’ celebration of “El Grito” in recent memory ...
Top Democrats say they have deal with Trump to shield young immigrants
Top Democrats say they have deal with Trump to shield young immigrants
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Democratic leaders have declared that they had a deal with President Donald Trump to quickly extend protections for young undocumented immigrants and to finalize a border ...