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 your rights, and don’t be afraid to assert Know your options under the law by speaking to […]

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IMMIGRATION HELPLINE AT CONSULATE OF MEXICO

The Mexican consulate in Omaha kicked-off its latest immigrant help plan last week. It’s part of a 50-state effort providing extensive free services, legal recommendations and informational seminars about Know Your Rights. National Public Radio reported last week that the Government of Mexico assigned $16 million to diverse consulates in the US to support this […]

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MEXICAN CONSULATE

In a recent inauguration event at the Mexican Consulate in Omaha, Mexican Consul Guadalupe Sanchez Salazar had this to say: “We are ready and are capable of defending our fellow countrymen.” This happened during the inauguration of the “Centro de Defensoria” (Advocacy Center), a project from the Mexican government that is being replicated in all […]

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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 Center of the Midlands Executive Director Albert Varas responded by asking […]

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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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Clarifying Mayor’s Statement

  Dear Mr. Varas, We are aware of concerns in our community about federal immigration and deportation policies, and the role of local law enforcement agencies. Please be assured that Omaha police officers do not and will not seek out individuals to check their legal status. This is not the mission or duty of the […]

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