Wide Support for DACA in Nebraska

On September 7th various community organizations including Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON_NE), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and OneWorld Community Health Centers, among others came together to host an information session on DACA at the Gross Auditorium on...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017

TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION IS WELL UNDERWAY

Trump has dramatically altered the flow across the southern border a strong suggestion that Trump’s anti- immigration rhetoric is scaring away foreigners who might otherwise try to enter the United States illegally, according to the Trump’s first 100 days analysis from Politico...
Posted On 11 May 2017

Human Traficking and Immigration

She was trapped and had no idea how to escape,” says Ana Deal, a domestic violence attorney with Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON-NE), referring to a 24-year- old JFON-NE client from Honduras that was a victim of severe human trafficking. According to Deal her client,...
Posted On 11 May 2017

The Effects of Legal Status on Children

“Kids in the immigrant community have named a bogeyman and that bogeyman is Trump. It is really important to think about that,” says Dr. Joann Dreby, author of Everyday Illegal and Divided by Borders. Dreby, recently gave a lecture titled: Growing Up in the Age of Enforcement:...
Posted On 11 May 2017

LAWYER VANDENBOSCH talks about the rights of immigrants

There is a lot of worry and fear in our Latino community over the rumors over the latest executive order from President Trump who has ordered several changes to the immigration process, particularly regarding deportations,” said Lawyer Predictably, Stothert won the western,...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

STAND UP FOR NEBRASKA IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

Nebraska Appleseed is asking residents of Nebraska to stand up for our neighbors who are immigrant or refugee Nebraskans. Recent executive orders from President Trump target immigrants and refugees who came to Nebraska to build a better life and find a safe home. NE Appleseed...
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT DACA

State Sen. Tony Vargas of Omaha urged the Judiciary Committee last Wednesday to back young people once again with Legislative Resolution 26 that oppose any federal action that would rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Sen. Vargas introduced on January LR26 to...
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

Rights and Planning Guide: Part 4 – What are Your Rights? The Right to Remain Silent

You have the right to remain silent.
This right is exercised by telling ICE or police agents that you would like to speak to your attorney before answering any of their questions. This right can be exercised even if you have already spoken to the agent. It can be exercised even...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

Rights and Planning Guide: Part 3 Immigration 101

Below please find a list of some immigration benefits for which you may be eligible. Find an immigration attorney or DOJ representative to help you find out if you indeed qualify for a green card, work permit or visa, or protect yourself from deportation. If you think you qualify...
Posted On 28 Mar 2017

Rights and Planning Guide – Part 3

INTRODUCTION: While there is much uncertainty regarding the new President’s current and future immigration enforcement policies, the Guide provides information and resources on the following ways to assert your rights and protect yourself/your family, NOW: Don’t panic, understand...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017