immigration

Government
12:53 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Douglas County halts immigration detainers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's most populous county has stopped honoring federal requests to hold immigrants in jail without a warrant.

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Nebraska
2:18 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

OLLAS report looks at Nebraska's Mexican-origin population

A new report says two-thirds of Nebraska’s Mexican-origin population was born in the United States.

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Business
2:00 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Significant growth in Omaha's Limited English Proficient workforce

A new report says Omaha’s Limited English Proficient workforce grew 95 percent from 2000 to 2012.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Lancaster, Sarpy counties ax immigration detainers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two of Nebraska's most populous counties have stopped honoring federal requests to hold suspected immigrants in jail without a warrant.

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Government
10:06 am
Mon August 18, 2014

22 Iowa jails refusing immigration detainers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials at 22 Iowa county jails are refusing to accept requests from federal immigration authorities to hold people in jail without a court order.

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Education
8:05 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Omaha schools see influx from Central America

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools has had in the past two years a sharp increase in new students born in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

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Politics & Elections
2:32 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Bipartisan group of lawmakers to visit southern border

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer will travel to Texas Thursday evening to learn more about the immigration crisis at the southern border.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Harkin: U.S. should be a safe place for immigrant children

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says his state should be a safe place for children entering the country illegally.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Fremont can't enforce part of its immigration rule

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Fremont is still struggling to enforce part of its ordinance requiring people to obtain licenses and swear they have legal permission to live in the U.S. before renting homes in the Nebraska city.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Faith, business community representatives call for action on immigration reform

Three leaders in the business, faith, and legislative community are calling on the U-S House to pass an immigration reform bill.

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