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Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they ...
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Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response
Friday, November 21, 2014
United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear. Republicans weighed filing a lawsuit. Or trying to block funding for ...
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Protesters on both sides of immigration issue turn out for Obama visit to Las Vegas
Friday, November 21, 2014
The national rancor over immigration spilled onto a quiet Las Vegas high school campus this morning, as protesters on both sides of the issue turned out for President Obama’s ...
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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues Obama over immigration plan
Friday, November 21, 2014
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, an outspoken critic of the federal government, announced late Thursday he’s suing President Barack Obama over his recently unveiled plan to reform the nation’s immigration system. A group called Freedom Watch is ...
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Obama’s immigration decision has precedents, but may set a new one
Friday, November 21, 2014
President Barack Obama’s planned action to shield millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation and grant them work permits opens a new front in the decadeslong debate over the scope of presidential authority. Although Obama is not breaking new ground by ...
‘It’s so exciting’: How Obama’s plan could benefit Nevada families
‘It’s so exciting’: How Obama’s plan could benefit Nevada families
Friday, November 21, 2014
Immigration:
President Barack Obama’s plan to reform the country’s immigration system could have a big impact on Nevada, which has the biggest ...
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3 takeaways from Obama’s immigration announcement
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Crowds rejoiced with cheers, hugs and tears at a Las Vegas community center Thursday evening as President Barack Obama formally announced his long-awaited plan for ...
Nevada leaders weigh in on Obama’s immigration plan
Thursday, November 20, 2014
President Obama's executive order on immigration may bypass the vote of Congress. Las Vegas democrats and republicans have lots to say about it.
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Why Obama chose Las Vegas to rally public support for immigration plan
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A Las Vegas high school will serve as President Barack Obama’s backdrop Friday when he touts his plan to reform the country’s immigration system without the approval of Congress. Obama plans to take executive action to defer deportations for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants and extend visas for highly skilled workers. Joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, he’ll announce his plans to ...
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Harry Reid urges Obama to ‘go big’ on immigration
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should take executive action as quickly as possible to remake the nation's immigration system. It was a shift from last week when Reid said Obama should wait to act until ...
Report: Nevada has largest share of unauthorized immigrants
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The number of immigrants who are in Nevada illegally dropped by about 20,000 people from 2009 to 2012. But Nevada still has the largest share of any state of unauthorized immigrants in its total population, according to ...
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Some immigrants trapped in ‘age-out’ loophole
Sunday, November 9, 2014
The law allows the child of immigrants to become a naturalized U.S. citizen if he is not yet 18 when his parents gain citizenship. In the alternate, the child can receive a green card when his parents do, if he is not yet 21. Chris Montalvo fell through the seams ...
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Some eligible immigrants say no to U.S. citizenship
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap. If statistics hold, nearly 60 percent of the remainder eventually will — a percentage that has been slowly ...
Deportation stats suggest Obama hasn’t upheld vow to target criminals
Deportation stats suggest Obama hasn’t upheld vow to target criminals
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Immigration:
The federal government deported a record number of immigrants in fiscal year 2013. The data showed that 438,421 immigrants were deported in 2013, up approximately 5 percent from the previous record of 418,397 in 2012. More than 2 million people have been deported since President Barack Obama ...
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Discussion: Border security and the Mexican drug cartels
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Las Vegas Sol: Mob Museum hosts panel of border experts
“Border Insecurity: The Mexican Drug Cartels and Their Threat to America” starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Mob Museum, and features a diverse panel of experts. ...

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