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Study: Better tourist visa laws could boost U.S. economy
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Better tourist visa laws would boost the country’s revenue by at least $7.6 billion and create 50,000 jobs within five years ...
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Count Nevada Sen. Dean Heller among Senate Republicans frustrated at the antics of colleague Ted Cruz, who kept the Senate open Saturday and allowed Sen. Harry Reid to ...
Advocates warn scams will intensify in wake of Obama’s immigration reforms
Advocates warn scams will intensify in wake of Obama’s immigration reforms
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Confusion over the immigration reforms ordered last month by President Obama is likely to trigger increased activity by scammers, say immigration advocates, who warn that ...
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Why Nevada has become a leader in immigration reform
Thursday, December 11, 2014
When President Barack Obama gave Astrid Silva a shout-out last month, he did more than put a face on his new immigration plan. He helped thrust Silva, and her home state of Nevada, into ...
Astrid Silva, face of Obama’s immigration plan, to speak before Senate committee
Astrid Silva, face of Obama’s immigration plan, to speak before Senate committee
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Newly famous Las Vegan Astrid Silva, the face of President Barack Obama's go-it-alone immigration plan, will speak at a Senate hearing today to sell the president's contentious ...
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Reid touts Obama’s immigration plan, urges Congress to act
Monday, December 1, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today to tout President Barack Obama’s plan to defer deportation for millions of people as “a good first step” for mending the country’s broken immigration system, urging Congress to ...
Laxalt signs onto statement opposing Obama’s actions on immigration
Laxalt signs onto statement opposing Obama’s actions on immigration
Friday, November 28, 2014
State Government:
In one of his first public moves since winning office on Nov. 4, Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt added his name to a statement condemning ...
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama's recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits ...
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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 ...

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