Immigration Response And Planning Meeting

March 30, 4:30-7:00 p.m. | Immigration Response And Planning Meeting LIBERTY ELEMENTARY Know Your Rights! Come to this meeting to learn about your rights as immigrants. Plan ahead so you can respond if something were to happen. Learn about the laws entitled to you and voice any...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

Third Thursdays: Art + Community at El Museo Latino

Third Thursdays: Art + Community, 6-9 p.m. El Museo Latino | 4701 South 25th Street El Museo Latino invites you to enjoy an evening at the museum on the Third Thursday of each month for exhibit openings, artist talks, food, drinks and great fun. A sampling of Latino foods to...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

8th Year Anniversary Celebration – Intercultural Senior Center

March 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | 8th Year Anniversary Celebration Come celebrate the Intercultural Senior Center’s 8th year anniversary with us! On Friday, March 17, enjoy live music, dancing, dessert and more. Call for more info at 402-933-2643 or visit the Intercultural...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

GUATEMALAN RESTAURANT AND MLCDC’S MISSION STATEMENT

The Board of Directors of the Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation (MLCDC) adopted and approved the Mission Statement, “MLCDC provides Latinos with opportunities to generate economic growth by providing financial products, development services and community...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

OMAHA AUTHORITIES WON’T PROBE LEGAL STATUS

Mayor Jean Stothert and Police Chief Todd Schmaderer issued a letter last week reassuring that police won’t be probing legal status on victims and witnesses of crimes, but those who commit crimes can expect to see police cooperate with federal law enforcement agencies. Latino...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

FUNDS SOUGHT FOR BILINGUAL LABOR INVESTIGATORS

The Unicameral Appropriations Committee heard testimony February 24 on a bill that would provide funds for bilingual investigators to enforce the Employee Classification Act (ECA). Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, sponsor of LB416, said employee misclassification happens when an employer...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

Love Never Gets Old – Even at 100

LA OPINION/NEW AMERICA MEDIA , NEWS FEATURE, FRANCISCO CASTRO LOS ANGELES – After simply saying “Hi” and looking at each other from afar for some years, Rudy Calderon finally stood up, gave a hug and kiss to Christina Reed on their birthday. The celebration was...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

SALVADORAN LEADER VICTOR J. ALFARO HAS PASSED AWAY

The City of Omaha mourns the unexpected death of Victor Javier Alfaro, a community leader who made all Salvadorans proud of their heritage. He was born in Santa Ana, El Salvador, as part of a family of eight brothers. In 1994 he traveled to the United States seeking the American...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

RIGHTS AND PLANNING GUIDE (Part 2)

EXCERPTED FROM THE FULL RIGHTS AND PLANNING GUIDE – NILAH.ORG, RESOURCES, RIGHTS & PLANNING GUIDE INTRODUCTION: While there is much uncertainty regarding the new President’s current and future immigration enforcement policies, the Guide provides information and resources on...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017