immigration

Government
8:15 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Nebraska lawmakers advance licenses bill for immigrants

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow driver's licenses for immigrant youths brought to the country illegally as children has advanced to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
12:29 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska closer to giving licenses to immigrant youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is a step closer to becoming the last state to issue driver's licenses for youths who were brought into the country illegally but allowed to stay under a federal program.

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Government
7:54 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska licenses bill for deferred youth faces filibuster

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bipartisan effort to allow Nebraska driver's licenses for deferred-action youths won't pass without a fight.

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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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