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Cortez Masto, Rosen call for release of detained pregnant immigrants

Prompted by the recent revelation that as many as 28 women in the past two years have miscarried while in immigration detention, Senate Democrats...
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Cortez Masto cosponsors bill to offer DREAMers paid Hill internships

The day after presidential candidate Kamala Harris campaigned in Reno, the California senator and several other Democratic senators, including Nevada’s Catherine Cortez Masto, announced...
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Legislation calls for keeping closer eye on ICE

On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Selena Torres introduced a bill that would require law enforcement to collect and report data on the transfer of undocumented immigrants...
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Sisolak signs executive order to improve census count

A 2020 U.S. Census undercount could have potentially large ripple effects for everything the census determines — from how congressional seats are distributed around...
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Immigration activists split on police bill: Good first step? Or not enough?

Democratic Assemblyman Edgar Flores made it clear from the very beginning of the hearing: He is not attempting to get local law enforcement agencies...
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City of Las Vegas detains hundreds of people for ICE, group says

Over a 26-month period, Immigration and Customs Enforcement picked up more than 1,000 people from under the custody of the City of Las Vegas...
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Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain professional licences

From mammography technicians to court interpreters to peace officers, a number of careers in Nevada require people to get professional licenses issued by the...
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Gillibrand talks immigration policy during first Nevada stop

Four days after its official launch, Kirsten Gillibrand brought her presidential campaign to Las Vegas for a policy discussion with local legal professionals who...
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42,000 Nevada immigrants would be protected under House measure

Researchers have estimated that nationally a total of up to 2.5 million immigrants could be eligible for protection—and eventually citizenship—under the “American Dream and...
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Lee votes with GOP on ICE amendment

Nevada Rep. Susie Lee was one of 26 House Democrats to vote for a background check amendment that would alert Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

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