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,… [Read More]
Fausto Salazar did not plan on living in the United States. Salazar, 60, owned seven bakeries in Guatemala and had contracts with the local prisons to provide bread. During a time of political instability in the late 1990’s, violence erupted in Guatemala. Salazar’s success made him and his family a target.
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. Reno Public Radio’s Natalie Van Hoozer has the story. The Trump administration recently released a proposal focused on offering protections for young, undocumented immigrants. At the same time, the president is also calling for increased border security and changes from a… [Read More]
Keyla Vega, a mother of two, moved to Reno, Nev. one week after hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico and in lieu of focusing on its aftermath, Vega plans to settle into a new life on the mainland.
Within the last year, the City of Reno invested close to $100,000 to remodel the front desk of the Reno Police Department. This may sound like a cosmetic adjustment but historically, people would make their reports through a plexiglass window in front of whoever was in the lobby, no matter the case.
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. Listen to the story here: Here are seven things to know. 1) On September 5,… [Read More]
According to the Migration Policy Institute, the United States is home to about 1.7 million Filipino immigrants, making them the second-largest immigrant group in the United States after Mexican immigrants. According to the 2016 U.S Census, Washoe County has the second largest Filipino population in Nevada.
Family-owned businesses have a significant influence on the U.S. economy. According to the Conway Center for Family Business, family businesses account for 64 percent of the country’s gross domestic product and produce 62 percent of jobs.
According to TIME, the number of international students in U.S. colleges and universities grew by 7.1 percent last year, topping one million. Students studying abroad face issues such as adjusting to a new culture and trying to communicate in a new language, often in situations in which the student is under a lot of physical and mental stress.