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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South Omaha Stands with A Day Without Immigrants

“Cerrado, Closed” is not something you see every day on South 24th Street businesses. The usual mom-and-pop shops that line 24th Street weren’t catering to customers last Thursday due to a nationwide boycott which was called, “A Day Without Immigrants.” The silent boycott called for all undocumented immigrants, residents and citizens to not attend work or […]

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Nebraska, Home to Immigrants

“I was three when my mom had to come to the U.S because she didn’t have any money,” says 18-year-old Diana Catalan, a DACA student at Omaha South High School. “She was a single mom, she was only 18 and so she didn’t have any money, her plan was to work for some time and […]

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DACA

Leticia Urrutia’s DACA renewal is coming up in October, a month before the presidential elections. “I was like, ‘What am I going to do?’” the 23-year-old native of Mexico said at a recent media roundtable in San Francisco. Urrutia is a recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a renewable, two-year protection from deportation […]

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Casa Robertas

  Being on the red carpet multiplies a designer’s fame and demand, as corroborated by Diego Medel, the Mexican designer who has caught the attention of Hollywood’s fashion industry and who recently opened the doors of Casa Robertas in South Omaha. For someone like him who lives in this world of glamour and haute couture, […]

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