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March 25, 2019

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Immigration

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Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day ...
Experts: Proposed public-charge rule would ‘punish’ immigrants for poverty
Experts: Proposed public-charge rule would ‘punish’ immigrants for poverty
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Groups are already starting to see people, especially those from families with a mix of immigration statuses, afraid to enroll in ...
Immigration arrests up in ICE zone covering Nevada
Immigration arrests up in ICE zone covering Nevada
Monday, December 17, 2018
Arrests of people suspected of living in the U.S. illegally have increased 24 percent in a four-state region since President Donald Trump entered office, mirroring a ...
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Ammon Bundy breaks with Trump on anti-migrant rhetoric: ‘It’s all fear-based’
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The images beaming out of the U.S.-Mexico border — migrants storming barricades, children gagging on tear gas — have intensified the debate regarding the Trump administration’s ...
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Questions and answers about Trump's new immigration ban
Sunday, November 11, 2018
President Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible ...
Culinary workers urge protection for immigrants under federal programs
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
With the future of immigrants under two federal relief programs in limbo, about 200 union workers in Las Vegas met today with Democratic political candidates and federal lawmakers, urging them to ...
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'I’d lose everything': Immigrants in Las Vegas unite to preserve protected status
Friday, October 5, 2018
Pablo Deras escaped natural disaster and poverty in his home country of El Salvador nearly two decades ago to make his American dream come true in Las Vegas. A janitor at the Wynn, Deras, 38, worked up to three jobs to provide for his wife and now 13-year-old son since moving to the United States in 2001. Thanks to ...
ICE operation nets 67 arrests in Las Vegas area
ICE operation nets 67 arrests in Las Vegas area
Friday, September 28, 2018
An operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Nevada this month netted 67 arrests in Clark County, mostly people previously convicted on serious and violent offenses, the federal agency ...
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Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
For all the talk of murderers, rapists and other "bad hombres," those netted in President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration are typically accused of lesser offenses ...
Detention of migrant children has skyrocketed to highest levels ever
Detention of migrant children has skyrocketed to highest levels ever
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Population levels at federally contracted shelters for migrant children have quietly shot up more than fivefold since last summer, reaching a total of 12,800 this month ...