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 the College of Saint Mary campus. The auditorium quickly reached its capacity and remaining attendees […]

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Frank LaMere: A good man’s work is never done

Frank LaMere, self-described as “one of the architects of the effort to shutdown Whiteclay,” does not gloat over recent rulings to deny beer sellers licenses in that forlorn Nebraska hamlet. A handful of store owners, along with producers and suppliers, have profited millions at the expense of Oglala-Lakota from South Dakota’s nearby Pine Ridge Reservation, […]

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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: Impacts of “Illegality” on Children, at the University […]

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OLLAS Reporte Económico

“Los indicadores positivos más importantes en el reporte están relacionados a los jóvenes pues han disminuido las tasas de deserción escolar y de embarazos en adolescentes y un incremento en las tasas de registro en las universidades. Nosotros definitivamente apreciamos eso en UNO. Cada año llegamos a un record en cuanto a población latina. Esto […]

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OLLAS Economic Report

“The most important positive indicators in the report relate to the young population and include a decline in dropout rates and teen pregnancy and an increase in college enrollment. We definitely see that at UNO. Every year we hit a record in the Latino/Hispanic population. These things show promise in the sense that this young […]

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