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July 17, 2018

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Immigration

‘It's like each day is a year’: A migrant mother's anxious wait for a reunion
‘It's like each day is a year’: A migrant mother's anxious wait for a reunion
Saturday, July 14, 2018
The mother in Room 211 was separated from her 17-year-old daughter by Border Patrol agents after they had crossed the Rio Grande on a tire. Since then, it had been 40 days ...
Forced into shadows: Deportation fears silence undocumented crime witnesses, victims
Forced into shadows: Deportation fears silence undocumented crime witnesses, victims
Thursday, July 12, 2018
“The biggest thing for an undocumented person is to just stay off of ICE’s radar. If interaction with local police puts you on ICE’s radar, it becomes a good reason for a person to ...
Photo: Three-year-old Jose Jr., from Honduras, is helped
As migrant families are reunited, some children don't recognize their mothers
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
One mother had waited four months to wrap her arms around her little boy. Another had waited three months to see her little girl again ...
A chaotic scramble to reunite migrant families by deadline
A chaotic scramble to reunite migrant families by deadline
Friday, July 6, 2018
Faced with a court-imposed deadline to reunite families separated at the southwest border, federal officials are calling in volunteers ...
Laxalt’s office reviewing family separations lawsuit
Laxalt’s office reviewing family separations lawsuit
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
A lawsuit filed by more than a dozen Democratic attorneys general against the Trump administration’s family separation policy is under review in Nevada ...
Photo: Raquel Gutherie holds up signs during a
Protesters flood downtown Las Vegas to fight Trump immigration policy
Saturday, June 30, 2018
The sun's rays danced off foil blankets worn by a couple of demonstrators outside a downtown Las Vegas courthouse Saturday morning. They, along with hundreds more, showed up to protest federal immigration policies that have roiled the country ...
Photo: Randi Weingarten tries to deliver a teddy bear and
White House faces hard deadline on reunited migrant families
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The clock is ticking for the Trump administration after a federal judge ordered the thousands of migrant children and parents who were forcibly separated at the ...
Photo: Miriam, a Guatemalan asylum seeker, with her son F
Why are parents bringing their children on treacherous treks to the U.S. border?
Saturday, June 23, 2018
When Luis Cruz left behind his wife, four of their children and the house he’d built himself, he’d heard that U.S. officials might split him from his son, the one child he took with him. But earlier this month, the two of them set out from Guatemala anyway ...
A conditional welcome to President Trump
A conditional welcome to President Trump
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Where I Stand:
Welcome to Las Vegas, Mr. President. I hear you are coming for a fundraiser for Sen. Dean Heller. He can use your help. I am sure you will do well because raising money is ...
No relief in sight for parents of thousands of migrant children still in custody
No relief in sight for parents of thousands of migrant children still in custody
Friday, June 22, 2018
Immigration:
Parents said they still did not know how to track down their children, and struggled to find out any information through a 1-800 hotline set up by the Office of Refugee Resettlement ...
Nevada delegation split on party lines on House immigration bill
Nevada delegation split on party lines on House immigration bill
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A bill that included funding for a border wall failed, with Nevada's three Democrats voting against it and Rep. Mark Amodei in favor ...
Senate candidates back competing measures on immigrant family separation
Senate candidates back competing measures on immigrant family separation
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Lawmakers in Congress are pushing for legislative solutions to prevent the separation of immigrant children from their families at the border even after ...
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
It was a dramatic turnaround for President Donald Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of …
Photo: President Donald Trump, accompanied by House Speak
Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched anxiously Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to ...
Top GOP aide: House to vote next week on 2 immigration bills
Top GOP aide: House to vote next week on 2 immigration bills
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The House will vote next week on two Republican-written immigration bills, a top GOP aide said late Tuesday, as leaders sought to move past an election-year civil war they worry will wound the party's prospects in ...