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Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The number of children living in poverty has swelled over the past three decades in fast-growing, ethnically diverse states such as Nevada ...
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Trump gets pushback on promise of new Mexican tariffs
Thursday, May 30, 2019
In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump says he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure ...
How one teen escaped violence in El Salvador and found family and a future in Las Vegas
How one teen escaped violence in El Salvador and found family and a future in Las Vegas
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Immigration:
Like many immigrants from Central American countries, Felix came to the U.S. fleeing violence at home. Unfortunately, hardship followed him to Las Vegas ...
Is there a connection between illegal immigration and crime?
Is there a connection between illegal immigration and crime?
Thursday, May 16, 2019
A lot of research has shown that there is no causal connection between immigration and crime in the United States. But after one such study last year, readers ...
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The Black Donnellys, Vegas filmmaker explore American dream
Saturday, May 4, 2019
David Browne and Dave Rooney of The Black Donnellys immigrated from Dublin to Las Vegas five years ago. They said they left Ireland after 45 consecutive days of rain and landed in Vegas after its 85th consecutive day of sunshine. To them, America was always ...
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UNLV Immigration Clinic offers legal counsel to undocumented immigrants, children
Friday, May 3, 2019
As a professor of law and the director of the UNLV Immigration Clinic, Michael Kagan’s passions are twofold: make sure students get the education they need and make sure undocumented immigrants, primarily immigrant children, get a fair day in court.
Amodei: Politics impedes solving immigration problem
Sunday, April 21, 2019
U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said Congress does nothing to solve the immigration problem because members — both Republicans and Democrats — care primarily about ...
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Respected border agent had long kept a secret: He wasn’t a U.S. citizen
Monday, April 1, 2019
Marco A. De La Garza Jr. spent nearly six years as a federal officer with Customs and Border Protection, working on the front lines of America’s southern border in Arizona and doing his best to keep unauthorized immigrants out of the United States ...
Nevada bill requires cause to hold undocumented immigrant
Nevada bill requires cause to hold undocumented immigrant
Friday, March 29, 2019
A stream of opponents argued before lawmakers Friday against a Democrat-backed bill that stipulates police must have probable cause before holding an undocumented immigrant for ...
Nevada bill aims for reporting of undocumented transfers
Nevada bill aims for reporting of undocumented transfers
Friday, March 22, 2019
A Nevada bill seeks to require police departments to tell lawmakers how many undocumented people they transfer to federal authorities. Almost a dozen Democrats in the state Assembly have ...
Presidential candidate Julian Castro discusses immigration issues with activists in North Las Vegas
Presidential candidate Julian Castro discusses immigration issues with activists in North Las Vegas
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Presidential hopeful Julián Castro’s first campaign stop in Nevada was not at a convention center, a town hall or a community center. It was at a food truck ...
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Metro to curb practice of turning over low-level offenders to ICE
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Metro Police are changing their policies on turning over certain undocumented immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In a meeting of the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Friday, police lobbyist Chuck Callaway said Sheriff Joe Lombardo had ...
Activists, county commissioner protest police agreement with ICE
Activists, county commissioner protest police agreement with ICE
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Jorge Franco stood in paint-covered jeans as he spoke — in Spanish, then in English — about his experience in detention ...
No delays at Las Vegas airport, despite government shutdown
No delays at Las Vegas airport, despite government shutdown
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Despite the partial government shutdown and reports of unpaid Transportation Security Administration workers calling out sick or quitting, security checkpoints at the ...
Wall debate obscures other struggles at the border
Wall debate obscures other struggles at the border
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day ...