The U.S. Supreme Court was deadlocked on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s executive order allowing unauthorized immigrant parents of U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents to remain.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Protesters will gather in downtown Las Vegas Friday to rally for working class and minority issues, such as immigration reform and the growing tension between police and people of color.
Fernanda Santos, Bureau Chief, NY Times Southwest
Andres Ramirez, President of the Ramirez Group
BY MARIE ANDRUSEWICZ -- It’s an inversion of the “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” rule. Under the “Gang of Eight” reforms, immigrants seeking a path to citizenship will find opportunities based on their qualifications, not on their connections.
Republicans have made immigration reform a priority after last November's election. But how will the left and the right bridge the gap that exists in what that reform should look like? Brookings researcher Audrey Singer will speak at UNLV in March.
The Dreamers - the group of young people who came to the United States as children without documentation - are now in their teens and twenties. They cannot return back to their home countries but they cannot win citizenship here. What is the next step? What is Plan B for winning recognition for the Dreamers. Some of the new generation of Nevada activists tell us what they're planning.
Arizona, and many more states across the country, are pushing forward with their own immigration laws. They're frustrated the federal government is not doing something about the issue. We'll look at the latest bills in Arizona's legislature as well as debate the true cost of having so many undocumented workers in America.
We talk to a panel of reporters and political science experts about the implications of this mid-term election and where immigration reform goes from here. We also look to see if Latinos have gained more momentum to fight Arizona style laws elsewhere.
Reform Immigration for America has started an effort in
Southern Nevada to get a grassroots campaign for immigration reform up and running.
Michael Flores, Nevada Dir, Reform Immigration for America
Arian Campo, Flores-Miami Bureau Chief, Newsweek
Javier Barajas, Immigrant and Nevada resident for 30+ years, and owner, "Lindo Michoacan" restaurant chain
Liz Hernandez, undocumented student, CSN