SAFE HARBOR

  Undocumented immigrants are among the culture war’s invisible victims. Asylum seekers risk everything to escape dangers in their homeland only to come here and face possible arrest, detainment and deportation. Application of illegal alien policies and laws vary by agents and judges. Defendants are at the mercy of capricious political winds. Against this uncertain […]

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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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CINCO DE MAYO ORGANIZER Marcos Mora Celebrates Heritage

It’s difficult even for Marcos Mora himself to encapsulate everything he’s involved in. He’s been a real estate agent with Nebraska Realty since 2013. In 2000, he founded (and today still runs) Latino Productions, which serves a bilingual market with marketing services, event management, consulting and entertainment. He also founded A.B.M. Enterprises in 2000 and […]

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OLLAS NAMES NEW DIRECTOR

The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska Omaha announced last week the appointment of its new director, Dr. Cristián Doña-Reveco, who has also been named associate professor for the Sociology/Anthropology Department. Doña-Reveco’s research interests lie in international migration within the Americas in a comparative- historical perspective. His dissertation, entitled In […]

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STUDY ABOUT SEX TRAFFICKING IN NEBRASKA

The Women’s Fund of Omaha, who partnered with the Creighton Human Trafficking Initiative, published a study on sex trafficking in Nebraska. Shockingly, “Nebraska’s commercial sex market” reports that 900 individuals in Nebraska are sold for sex each month and many are sold multiple times. The report also concluded that 75 percent of those individuals who […]

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