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January 17, 2018

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Immigration

Workplace raids signal shifting tactics in immigration fight
Workplace raids signal shifting tactics in immigration fight
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The raids by federal agents on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores last week were the Trump administration’s first big show of force meant to convey the consequences of ...
We stand with our neighbors against unfair deportation
Monday, January 15, 2018
EDITORIAL:
Kicking out people who have been a part of our community for decades would hurt the economy and weaken the social fabric of Southern Nevada.
Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'
Sunday, January 14, 2018
At issue is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created by President Barack Obama to shield hundreds of thousands of these individuals, known as "Dreamers," from deportation. Trump, who has taken a hard stance against illegal immigration …
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Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathway
Saturday, January 13, 2018
The Associated Press on Saturday obtained details of the deal that includes $1.6 billion for structures including a wall for …
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Cortez Masto meets with immigrants facing deportation in Las Vegas
Friday, January 12, 2018
A chorus of yeses went up around the room as a handful of families facing deportation under the Trump administration were asked by Nevada’s Democratic senator if ...
Federal judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program
Federal judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The judge said lawyers in favor of DACA clearly demonstrated that the young immigrants "were likely to suffer serious, irreparable harm" without court action. The judge also said ...
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Thousands in Nevada face deportation after El Salvador's protected status nixed
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Several thousand Nevada residents from El Salvador will likely become deportable in September 2019 and should seek legal aid in the coming months ...
The wait to become a citizen is getting longer
The wait to become a citizen is getting longer
Monday, January 8, 2018
A process that used to take three months is stretching into nine, and often more than a year, because of a backlog of applications. The backlog didn’t happen overnight ...
Stoking fears, Trump defied bureaucracy to reshape immigration
Stoking fears, Trump defied bureaucracy to reshape immigration
Friday, December 29, 2017
Seizing on immigration as the cause of countless social and economic problems, Trump entered office with an agenda of symbolic but incompletely ...
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Deported ex-Marine speechless after return to US
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Former Marine Marco Chavez could not sleep the night before he was set to cross the border and return to the United States, a country he considers home after he was deported to Mexico 15 years ago ...
Metro: Immigration enforcement still limited to the county jail
Metro: Immigration enforcement still limited to the county jail
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
The number of illegal immigrants transferred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents while they are processed through the Clark County jail has gone mostly unchanged in the year since ...
Hawaii attorney general says travel ban sparks Congress run
Monday, December 18, 2017
Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, who has been fighting President Donald Trump's travel ban and other policies over the past year, has announced he will run for U.S. Congress ...
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UN says there are 258 million international migrants today
Monday, December 18, 2017
An estimated 258 million people have left their birth countries and are now living in other nations — an increase of 49 percent since 2000, says a U.N. report on international migration released Monday ...
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The status of immigration under Trump: A look at TPS
Monday, December 18, 2017
Since the election of President Donald Trump, immigrants have felt uneasy about their status in this country. We look at the possibility of a wall along the border with Mexico, the ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the travel ban, the H-1B Visa program and Temporary Protected Status.
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Trump's travel ban, border wall spark controversy: Locals fight back
Monday, December 18, 2017
Since the election of President Donald Trump, immigrants have felt uneasy about their status in this country. We look at the possibility of a wall along the border with Mexico, the ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the travel ban, the H-1B Visa program and Temporary Protected Status.