immigration

Government
8:51 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Lawsuit filed over denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal lawsuit has been filed against Nebraska over the state's denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

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Government
8:40 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Groups rally for immigration reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than 40 Nebraska organizations are urging Congress to consider laws that would create a clear path to citizenship for immigrants already residing in the U.S.

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Government
2:39 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Iowa rule on immigrants drivers' licenses under review

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa civil rights activists say new information from the federal government should prompt a change in the state's policy barring driver's licenses for young immigrants allowed by a federal rule to live in the United States.

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Politics
2:32 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Nebraska Appleseed Reacts to US Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona Immigration Law

On Monday the US Supreme Court threw out three of the four sections of Arizona’s state-level immigration policy.

Darcy Tromanhauser, Director of Nebraska Appleseed’s Immigrant Program, says the 4th section, which requires police to check the citizenship status for any person lawfully stopped, detained or arrested, is still subject to civil rights questions that are coming up through the courts. 

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Politics
1:40 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Political scientist expects further legal challenges after Supreme Court ruling on immigration law

A UNO political scientist expects further challenges following the U.S. Supreme Court’s split ruling on Arizona’s immigration law.

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned three parts of that law. Justices kept a provision allowing police to check a person’s status during a separate violation if they suspect the person is an illegal immigrant.

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