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October 23, 2018

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Immigration

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 ...
Culinary union's workshop helps immigrants navigate complex process of citizenship
Sunday, August 26, 2018
The Culinary Workers Union’s “Citizenship Fair” on Saturday in Las Vegas featured immigration experts offering free consulting services for ...
Culinary Union to host citizenship fair in Las Vegas
Culinary Union to host citizenship fair in Las Vegas
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The union representing thousands of casino workers in Nevada is hosting an event to provide people information on how to apply for U.S. citizenship ...
'Killed me little by little.' Family detention left lasting scars for one mother and son
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
For a long time, Lilian Oliva Bardales worried about how her young son, Cristhian, was adjusting to their new life in Barcelona. He squeezed her every time he saw a police officer. He got scared when ...
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Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Backlash against President Trump's tougher immigration policies may help Democrats, but the party is also running into headwinds as they try to engage communities ...
Melania Trump’s parents become U.S. citizens, using 'chain migration' Trump hates
Melania Trump’s parents become U.S. citizens, using 'chain migration' Trump hates
Friday, August 10, 2018
President Donald Trump has repeatedly and vehemently denounced what he calls “chain migration,” in which adult U.S. citizens can obtain residency for their relatives ...
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ICE raids against businesses included Las Vegas site
Thursday, August 9, 2018
A federal operation against businesses that allegedly exploited undocumented workers — possibly the biggest of its kind — reached Las Vegas, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. At least one search warrant was served at a Las Vegas-area location, but further information was not ...
Undocumented immigrants brought to U.S. as children still dreaming of citizenship
Undocumented immigrants brought to U.S. as children still dreaming of citizenship
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Astrid Silva, one of Nevada’s most outspoken immigrant rights activists, has called Nevada home since she was 5 years old. A year before, a 4-year-old Silva migrated with her ...
Top Democrat uses immigration hearing to seek Nielsen resignation
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy of prosecuting migrants entering the U.S. without authorization, and its separation of thousands of children from their parents, has drawn …
After delays, former Iraqi translator is becoming US citizen
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The Iraqi native was at a June 2017 naturalization ceremony in Fort Benning, Georgia, for 20 immigrant recruits when he was stopped and told …
Father reunited with 5-year-old after separation at border
Friday, July 27, 2018
A father and his 5-year-old daughter have been reunited after being separated under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance policy for immigrants suspected of ...