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 the following ways to assert your rights and protect yourself/your family, NOW: 1. Don’t panic, understand your […]

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IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS TO REDUCE FEAR WITH INFORMATION

President Trump’s latest immigration order is prompting workshops in the Omaha metro to educate immigrants on constitutional rights and how their families may be affected. Local non-profits have been getting so many questions that they’re now collaborating to hold workshops and pass out information to educate the public. Thursday, those questions lead to about 100 […]

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BUSINESS GROUPS OPPOSE E-VERIFY BILL

    State Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon introduced LB165 before the Judiciary Committee last Wednesday, a Legislative Bill that will require all Nebraska employers to check the immigration status of new hires and would expand on a 2009 state law, which requires public employers and businesses that contract with state government to check new […]

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SOUTH OMAHA CONSIDERED BELLWETHER IN MAYORAL ELECTION

Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello, a Democrat who was a state senator from South Omaha, is challenging Mayor Jean Stothert, a Republican, in this year’s officially nonpartisan mayoral election. South Omaha has played a kingmaker role in recent elections, according to a recent article in the Omaha World-Herald. In the most recent presidential race, Clinton […]

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Premiación HACE a 465 Estudiantes de OPS

Felicidades a todos los estudiantes del 12 grado quienes fueron reconocidos el pasado domingo 5 de febrero en los Premios HACE. Los premios “HACE” (Retadores Hispanos de Excelencia Académica) son otorgados a los estudiantes hispanos que se están graduando de la preparatoria con excelentes promedios académicos de 2.9 en adelante. Un total de 465 estudiantes […]

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Rights and Planning Guide, part 1

The Rights and Planning Guide (“the Guide”) was created to help individuals and families who are facing potential detainment or removal/deportation. The Guide is intended to be used as a collective community resource and is not intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship. The Guide was authored by Justice […]

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TO GET A JOB: STEP-UP OMAHA!

If you are between the ages of 14 to 21, and want to earn up to $1,800 this summer and gain valuable education training, Step-up Omaha is for you. Empowerment Network and City of Omaha, in collaboration with community partners, are working to provide opportunities for youth and young adults to gain valuable job training […]

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PAYDAY LENDING REFORM AT UNICAMERAL

Senator Tony Vargas and Senator Lou Ann Lineham introduced a bill that will align payday loans more closely with a traditional loan structure. LB194 will cap interest rates for payday loans at 36 percent, instead of the usually up to 400 percent rate. This bill will also provide for a small monthly maintenance fee, cap […]

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