Immigration

Dancers from local dance company Pueblo Nuevo prefrom on Fiesta on Wells.
Karina Gonzalez

Reno residents were immersed in community celebrations honoring Hispanic Heritage Month over the weekend. One event highlighted a corridor of the city that's becoming known as a cultural melting pot. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano reports.

Victor Hugo Manuel Alcantara con recuerdos de sus años creciendo en los EE.UU. Foto cortesía de Guillermo Bautista.
Guillermo Bautista

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Muchas veces, la narrativa sobre la deportación termina cuando una persona indocumentada es detenida y deportada. También hay personas sin papeles llamadas retornadas, que aunque no son deportadas, deciden regresar a su país de origen.

Business Owners Protected By DACA Still In Limbo

Sep 13, 2018
Karina Gonzalez

According to the latest data from U.S. Immigration Services, there are more than 2,500 DACA recipients living in Northern and rural Nevada. Since its inception, the program has shielded recipients from deportation. But over the past year, the undocumented individuals who were brought to the U.S. as children have been living in legislative limbo after the Trump Administration rescinded the program. Yet some are doing their best to move forward despite the uncertainty, such as those who have started their own businesses. KUNR’s Karina Gonzalez has the story.

From Nevada To Mexico: Son Follows Deported Father

Sep 4, 2018
Victor Hugo Manuel Alcantara holds momentos from his years growing up in the U.S.
Guillermo Bautista

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The narrative about deportation often ends once someone who is undocumented is detained and deported. There are also those without papers called returnees, who, while not deported, decide to return to their country of origin.

KUNR reporter Natalie Van Hoozer has the story of a young man who left Las Vegas to follow his deported father to Mexico. 

Manifestantes sientan en el medio de la calle.
Karina Gonzalez

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Reno Monday morning to speak at a conference for the National Association of School Resource Officers at the Peppermill Resort. Roughly 200 people gathered outside to protest Sessions and President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Reno Public Radio’s Karina Gonzalez has the story.

Jeff Sessions habla en el escenario.
Krysta Scripter

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke Monday at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno to over 1,000 school resource officers at a national school safety conference. As KUNR's Bree Zender reports, Sessions briefly focused on school safety, but spent much of his speech on issues surrounding undocumented immigrants.

Construction workers on site of an apartment complex being constructed for people 55 years of age and older.
Noah Glick

For our series, Priced Out: The Housing Crunch, our reporters have been speaking to several developers. And some have pointed out one potential reason for rising housing costs: immigration enforcement.

Seis cosas que debería saber sobre cómo obtener una visa

May 23, 2018
Imágen del mapa: G.E. Bullard, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Texto y diseño gráfico: Natalie Van Hoozer
Natalie Van Hoozer

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En el candente debate nacional sobre inmigración usualmente surge la pregunta de ¿por qué los inmigrantes indocumentados no ingresan legalmente a los Estados Unidos?

Nuestra reportera Natalie Van Hoozer ha estado investigando el tema y descubrió que no es tan simple. Se reunió con Michelle Billman, nuestra Directora de Noticias, para analizar el proceso de obtención de una visa.

What Exactly Is 'Chain Migration?'

Apr 18, 2018
Camille Stuyvesant

President Donald Trump is calling for an end to “chain migration” along with tighter legal immigration control, but what exactly does that term mean? The misconception is that any immigrant can bring as many family members as they would like when they come to the United States. In actuality, the process is much lengthier, in some cases taking up to 23 years, and is limited to certain family members. Our reporter, Camille Stuyvesant spoke with immigration attorney Sylvia Ontaneda-Bernales to break down 'chain migration.'

1. The Benefactors

Algunos de los diputados de Nevada están respondiendo a los posibles cambios de las leyes federales de inmigración. La reportera Natalie Van Hoozer informa. 

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