Information about COVID-19 evolves quickly and providing updates city-wide in Spanish can be a challenge. Cynthia Esparza works in community engagement with the City of Reno’s Neighborhood Services Department. She oversees the city’s Spanish Communications Program and manages the “City of Reno en Español” Facebook page, where the virtual, COVID-19 “charla,” which means “chat,” will… [Read More]
Escucha y lee esta historia en español. The narrative about deportation often ends once someone who is undocumented is detained and deported. There are also those without papers called returnees, who, while not deported, decide to return to their country of origin. KUNR reporter Natalie Van Hoozer has the story of a young man who… [Read More]
Escuche la entrevista completa con Maria Hinojosa en español. As the anchor and managing editor of the NPR program Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa is considered to be someone at the forefront of reporting by and for people of color, with the show regularly including reporting in Spanish. Our reporter Natalie Van Hoozer interviewed Hinojosa in Spanish about the… [Read More]
When President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, last fall, he told Congress to pass a replacement by March 5, 2018. That did not happen and now those protected by the program could soon be eligible for deportation.
Our reporter Natalie Van Hoozer spoke with Jahahi Mazariego, the social services coordinator at the University of Nevada, Reno, who works with undocumented students.
For one day in January, cities across the country hold a point-in-time count to survey the homeless population in their county. In Reno, organizers recently hosted an event to county homeless youths, specifically. They found that the number of 18-to-24 year-olds without a home is on the rise.
Some of Nevada’s Congressional leaders are responding to possible changes in federal immigration laws.
The legislation for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, is still in a state of uncertainty.
Our reporter Natalie Van Hoozer sat down with KUNR Reno Public Radio News Director Michelle Billman to provide some updates.
Escuche y lea la historia en español. The heated national debate on immigration often brings up the question of why undocumented immigrants didn’t enter the U.S. legally. Our reporter Natalie Van Hoozer has been researching this topic, and she’s finding that it’s not that simple. She sat down with KUNR Reno Public Radio News Director Michelle… [Read More]
With continued uncertainty about the future of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, a community art project recently stopped at the University of Nevada, Reno, to highlight the issue.
The deadline for people to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status is fast approaching, and northern Nevadans are organizing legal help.