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.
According to a study done by the National Low Income Housing Association, Nevada only has 15 affordable homes available for every 100 extremely low-income people. Reno currently only has 63 affordable apartment properties with a population of approximately 245,000 people.
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]
In August, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act, which will be fully phased out on March 5, 2018, giving Congress until Dec. 8 to pass a new act. Nevada’s response to this deadline has the two main political parties pushing for separate acts.
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.
Based in part on spiking rent and utility payments, owners of the Generator hope to open a new $6 million facility in spring of 2019, with an associated fundraising campaign currently in the planning stages.
“Unsettled,” the Nevada Museum of Art’s most recent exhibition, forces attention away from traditional art spaces like New York and brings an emphasis to works created in the West. Our Reporter Stephanie Serrano checked out the exhibit and has this story.
All the seats in Ministerio Palabra de Vida church were filled with more than 100 community members. For Pastor Cesar Minera, the location for the forum played a big role in the attendance.