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An unaccompanied immigrant child’s journey to nebraska

Education | May 3, 2021

Children depart their home country (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador) to reach the United States-Mexico border. Many travel by bus, plane, train, or foot (and often a combination of travel methods). This journey is incredibly dangerous and can be traumatizing for the child. See the graphic above to learn more about how unaccompanied immigrant children arrive … Continue reading "An unaccompanied immigrant child’s journey to nebraska"

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Immigration advocates respond to Ricketts’ denial of federal request to house migrant children

Advocacy News | April 14, 2021

ILC Executive Director Erik Omar spoke to KETV Newswatch 7 about the over 100 migrant children that have been released to family member sponsors in Nebraska over the past five months alone.

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Dearra Godinez, ILC Director of Legal Services spoke with Public News Service about Immigrants’ Rights Guide for Demonstrations

News | April 1, 2021

Immigrant Legal Center’s Director of Legal Services, Dearra Godinez spoke with Public News Services’ Eric Galatas about the new Know Your Rights: Immigrant Protesters Guide launched alongside ILC and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska and the Lincoln Commission on Human rights. The guide focuses on protesting rights for people who are immigrants and … Continue reading "Dearra Godinez, ILC Director of Legal Services spoke with Public News Service about Immigrants’ Rights Guide for Demonstrations"

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Partners Launch Protester Rights Guide for Nebraskans who are Immigrants

Advocacy News Uncategorized | March 29, 2021

For Immediate Release March 29, 2021 9:15 A.M. CST LINCOLN, Neb. – As federal lawmakers debate immigration reform in the months ahead, Nebraskans will no doubt be using their voices and practicing their right to speak out. Thanks to a new resource, Nebraskans who are immigrants can more easily understand their rights and the risks … Continue reading "Partners Launch Protester Rights Guide for Nebraskans who are Immigrants"

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Immigrant Legal Center Bills for Support 107th Legislature

Advocacy Uncategorized | March 10, 2021

Immigrant Legal Center is excited to extend our support to the following bills empowering all Nebraskans to work with confidence. LB 298 Introduced by: Sen. Mike McDonnell Summary: Legislature Bill 298 would change Nebraska code by adding language from federal law that establishes that states can provide unemployment insurance access to individuals like DACA-recipients, who … Continue reading "Immigrant Legal Center Bills for Support 107th Legislature"

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