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Nevada Congressional Candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen Break Bread With DAPA Families

On Friday, mixed-status immigrant families and Nevada Congressional candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen broke bread in Las Vegas and discussed the issue that has become a main focus of the 2016 election: immigration. The two families — along with 48,000 other immigrant families in the state of Nevada — suffered a tremendous blow following … Continue reading »

Chef José Andrés Among Latinos Honored With The National Humanities Medal By President Obama

World famous chef José Andrés was among the six Latinos honored by the White House earlier this week for their cultural contributions to America. From NBC News Latino: President Barack Obama awarded the National Medal of Art and Humanities to five renowned Hispanics who have played key roles in elevating the experiences, culture and art … Continue reading »

This Is America: See The 800 Nevadans Sworn In As US Citizens

Some 800 immigrants from 64 countries from around the world were sworn in as United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony in Nevada yesterday. Today at Cashman Field, 850 neighbors will become U.S. citizens! @PLANevada @Culinary226 @npnewamericans @USCIS 💜🇺🇸 — Astrid Silva (@Astrid_NV) September 22, 2016 Doña Maria went through our cit fair & … Continue reading »

“DREAMer Generation” Uses 3D Printing To Tell The Stories Of Eight Young Immigrants

An innovative new tool — 3D printing — is helping to tell the stories of eight young immigrants “who dared to dream”. The project, titled “DREAMer Generation,” is a collaboration between “HBO” filmmaker Will Caballero and Univision, and features Lorella Praeli, Walter Barriento, Cristina Jimenez, Julio Calderon, Jose Machado, Moises Serrano, and Paola Angy Rivera. Filmmaker @willcaballero used … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, September 23, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): Buzzfeed: Nevada Democratic Senate Candidate: “Offensive” To Suggest I’m Not Mexican Enough By Adrian Carrasquillo Latina: Anti-immigrant Man Vandalizes Sign at Latino Voter Mobilization Event in Nevada By Raquel Reichard Opposing Views: Poll: Clinton Has Huge Lead Over Trump With Latinos By Kathryn Schroeder New York Times: … Continue reading »

Six-Year-Old Writes Letter To President Obama Asking To Adopt Syrian Boy Injured In Bombing

During his speech at the UN earlier this week, President Obama read aloud a letter he received from a six-year-old boy in New York offering to adopt Omran, the child who was injured when his home in Aleppo, Syria was bombed and destroyed. The image of five-year-old Omran, covered in blood and sitting in stunned silence … Continue reading »

All-Star “Save The Day” PSA Wants You To Get Out And Vote This November

“Avengers” director Joss Whedon assembled tons of celebrities — and some of us normal folk too! — for a hilarious yet thought-provoking PSA urging Americans to get out and vote this November. “You might think you’re not important,” says actor Mark Ruffalo. “But that’s not true. And the only way we can prove that to … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, September 22, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton Retains Lead Over Donald Trump With Hispanic Voters By Laura Meckler Politico: Poll: Clinton has big lead over Trump among Hispanic voters NBC: Poll: 78 Percent of Latinos Have Negative View of Donald Trump By Carrie Dan Washington Post: Hispanics are gaining … Continue reading »

President Obama At The UN: Global Refugee Crisis “A Test Of Our Common Humanity”

In an impassioned speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday, President Obama called the global refugee crisis “a test of our common humanity” and pledged on nations to step up on their efforts to aid those fleeing violence and death. “Obama delivered a stinging rebuke of those who would build walls, a message aimed at … Continue reading »