immigration

Government
3:11 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Bill to allow licenses for deferred-action youths advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow deferred-action youths to qualify for driver's licenses in Nebraska has advanced for debate in the Legislature.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon January 19, 2015

January Press Club Focused on Immigration

Charles Shane Ellison and Virginia Maynes of Justice for our Neighbors were the guests for January’s Press Club Noon Forum.

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Government
8:27 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Couple who lied to authorities in Nebraska are deported

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people from the African nation of Benin are being deported after lying to authorities.

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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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