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 stated that these orders would drive a wedge between Nebraska […]

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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 renew the Nebraska Legislature’s support for those youths by declaring its […]

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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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