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October 17, 2017

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Immigration

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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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His dream in reach, an immigrant chef is suddenly unsettled
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Suny Santana had not been working long as a prep cook at St. Francis, a stylish restaurant in the heart of this city, when his employer learned that he was in the country illegally, brought by his parents from Mexico to the United States as a 12-year-old ...
Action to protect young immigrants already stumbles in Congress
Action to protect young immigrants already stumbles in Congress
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A week after concerned Republicans promised quick work to shield young, unauthorized immigrants from President Donald Trump’s decision to end their federal protections ...
Titus wants to protect DACA recipients' information from immigration authorities
Titus wants to protect DACA recipients' information from immigration authorities
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Titus is concerned that the information provided to the federal government to enter the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could help authorities round up ...
Workshops aim to educate undocumented Nevadans about their rights in wake of DACA decision
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Last week’s announcement to phase out the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program by 2019 doesn’t leave people losing their temporary status without civil rights
Why common critiques of DACA immigration policy are misleading
Why common critiques of DACA immigration policy are misleading
Saturday, September 9, 2017
DACA grants recipients work permission and protects them from deportation, but it alone does not confer citizenship or legal permanent resident status. They are not granted ...
For DACA recipients, losing protection and work permits is just the start
For DACA recipients, losing protection and work permits is just the start
Friday, September 8, 2017
It is not just the threat of deportation that is hanging over Amparo Gonzalez. The 31-year-old single mother could also lose her job at a warehouse company, even if she ...
Cortez Masto advocates Dream Act as solution to DACA demise
Cortez Masto advocates Dream Act as solution to DACA demise
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Cortez Masto said the Dream Act is a logical solution to deal with the almost 800,000 young Americans who were brought to the United States illegally ...
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Community forum seeks to calm fears of local Dreamers after DACA demise
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Speaking about what most terrifies her — immigration authorities knocking on her door, hauling her away and deporting her to Mexico where she knows no one — Erika Rivera breaks down. “I have kids and I’m scared,” Rivera said. “I had to cross the border as a 9-year-old to come here — growing up thinking ...
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After 16 futile years, Congress will try again to legalize ‘Dreamers’
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
For 16 years, advocates for legalizing young immigrants brought here illegally by their parents have tried to pass legislation to shield them from deportation ...