Las Vegas Sun

September 19, 2014

Currently: 93° — Complete forecast | Log in

Immigration

Metro won’t detain immigrants on ICE requests
Metro won’t detain immigrants on ICE requests
Monday, July 14, 2014
Metro Police announced today that they will no longer detain immigrants based solely on a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The policy change was ...
Photo: Estela Gonzalez, right, and her daughter Mikaela,
On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants
Sunday, July 13, 2014
The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with their intended destinations in the U.S. A man, frowning, headed for the door of the church with a young girl in tow. So did several women clutching children, looking dazed when a large group of volunteers suddenly stopped what they were doing and raised their hands in applause. “Bienvenidos,” said one. Welcome. The new arrivals were ushered inside.
Photo: Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Gl
LVGEA endorses immigration reform
Friday, July 11, 2014
Las Vegas Sol: Local economic development group joins long list of business associations
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance became the latest business association to endorse immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship for those without legal residency, when the board of directors approved a resolution on Friday.
Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates call for immigration reform
Friday, July 11, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/11/opinion/sheldon-adelson-warren-buffett-and-bill-gates-on-immigration-reform.html
Photo: Jay Palmer, a whistleblower against Infosys, an In
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wis., plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new career with the motorcycle company. The dream didn't last long. Parker claims she was laid off one year later after she trained her replacement, a newly arrived worker from India.
Photo: Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media Monday, J
Gov. Perry: Send child immigrants back home
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The tens of thousands of Central American children entering the U.S. illegally is both a humanitarian crisis and a national security one, Texas Gov. Rick Perry testified Thursday at
Photo: An unidentified protester, left, argues with Ameri
Buses with migrant families rerouted amid protest
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Homeland Security buses carrying migrant children and families were rerouted Tuesday to a facility in San Diego after American flag-waving protesters blocked the group from reaching ...
Conditions for young, detained immigrants are humanitarian crisis, Horsford says
Conditions for young, detained immigrants are humanitarian crisis, Horsford says
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Politics:
Horsford toured a southern Texas detention facility Saturday and was appalled by what he saw: About 50 children crowd into bedroom-size cells, where they sleep on concrete floors ...
Democrats lean on House to pass immigration reform
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Congressional Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., renewed their calls today for House Republicans to take up immigration reform. “Republicans are the reason we haven’t been able to do immigration reform,” Reid said at...
Photo: Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas San
Adelson supports immigration reform, but will his wallet follow suit?
Friday, June 20, 2014
Las Vegas Sol: Sands chief pens op-ed calling for GOP to lead on reform
Sheldon Adelson, CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. and recently one of the biggest Republican donors, published an op-ed calling for Congress to pass immigration reform in Politico Magazine Thursday.
Photo: Las Vegas resident Alan Aleman shows President Bar
DACAmented: Two more years of deferred action work permits
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Recently renewed program gives eligible young immigrants working rights
On the ground in immigrant communities, those who received work permits through DACA say the program has been a psychological and financial boost, albeit temporary. In Nevada, thousands of young people have received the permits, leading to driver’s licenses, jobs and increased opportunities for education.
Photo: Jose Antonio Vargas attends a Mitt Romney campaign
Jose Antonio Vargas documentary comes to Las Vegas
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Shocked by a lack of government response, Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas wants to spark a national conversation about immigration in the United States by talking about ...
Raid on illegal clinic spurs question: Is enforcement adequate?
Friday, June 6, 2014
HEALTH CARE:
The arrest of an unlicensed health care provider in Las Vegas has prompted questions about how much progress has been made in a crackdown on illegal health clinics that began in 2012.
Photo: Las Vegas Metro Police Officers request that Immig
Immigration activists cited with trespassing at Rep. Joe Heck’s office
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Five protesters pushing for immigration reform legislation were cited on counts of trespassing at Joe Heck’s local office this morning after they demanded to be heard and refused to leave. A group of more than 30 protesters...
Photo: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) calls for
Reid: President justified to act on immigration reform if Congress doesn’t
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined this morning with representatives from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and other area business and tourism organizations to trumpet the need for urgent action on immigration reform. It has been nearly a year since the Senate passed...

Most Popular

  • Viewed
  • Discussed
  • E-mailed