The recent changes to the public charge law that became effective at the end of February and will have a big impact on some immigrants seeking a green card and citizenship. The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN) held an immigration forum late last month for community members to become better informed about the changes… [Read More]
According to the latest data from U.S. Immigration Services, there are more than 2,500 DACA recipients living in Northern and rural Nevada. Since its inception, the program has shielded recipients from deportation. But over the past year, the undocumented individuals who were brought to the U.S. as children have been living in legislative limbo after the Trump Administration rescinded the program. Yet some are doing their best to move forward despite the uncertainty, such as those who have started their own businesses.
Falsehoods online spread six times faster than the truth, according to a recent MIT study. For a Hispanic community specifically, the falsehoods and “fake news,” both online and off, tend to center around immigration issues and include false reports of ICE targets, or raids, seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants.
In response to escalating fear of Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests and mass deportations, numerous organizations are working to provide support for their local immigrant communities, including in Reno.
President Donald Trump is calling for an end to “chain migration” along with tighter legal immigration control, but what exactly does that term mean?
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.