A Wednesday decision by a federal judge in Texas against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program paints a grim future for “Dreamers,” who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
The vendor’s lawyer attributes the situation to confusion about a new, but not fully implemented law regulating the once marginalized street vending industry.
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The border was the hottest topic in Congress this week as Title 42 expired, Sen. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) defended Israel after taking offense to an event held by a House Democrat, and senators discussed energy permitting reform.
Three of Nevada’s Democratic lawmakers called the Biden administration “insufficiently prepared” to handle the expected influx of migrants at the southern border, asking the president to “surge” resources to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Several Nevada-based immigrant rights advocacy groups filed a federal civil rights complaint last week against two Nye County ICE detention centers for alleged verbal abuse, retaliation and medical negligence.
“We can't really keep on waiting anymore. Something needs to happen. And it has to happen now,” Bovadilla said of Congress' lame duck session. “It's being at home without feeling that sense of security.”
On March 18, 2020, USCIS temporarily closed field offices, leaving thousands unable to receive their citizenship. For those who had a ceremony or interview scheduled, it was postponed for a possible future date. In order to continue naturalization ceremonies, the USCIS transitioned to virtual ceremonies, and fully in-person ceremonies are starting again, bringing joy to new citizens.
Cesar Silva — father of immigration activist Astrid Silva — is the subject of a bill from Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) that would make him eligible for legal status, or at least halt the threat of deportation for now.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and a group of other Democratic senators are expected to soon present their third immigration proposal to the parliamentarian, which would allow the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to use its so-called parole authority. Both the House and Senate return from recess next week.