International Students Making an Impact

April 22nd, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska at Omaha campus is the most diverse in the state, with students from all across the world. What do international students learn about American’s constitutional republic or its election process? KVNO’s Brandon McDermott takes a look at where international students fit on an American campus.

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Rep. Brad Ashford talks voting record/immigration issues with KVNO News

September 15th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Elected as a Democrat, Congressman Brad Ashford’s voting record looks more like a Republican’s than some of his colleagues would like

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Nebraska DACA ‘Dreamers’ get shot at drivers licenses’ with LB 623

April 22nd, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Nebraska is the only state in the United States, that doesn’t allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to be eligible for driver’s licenses. A bill proposed by Omaha Sen. Jeremy Nordquist designed to permit DACA recipient’s drivers licenses just succeeded committee approval and now heads to the Nebraska legislature floor for debate.

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Nebraska immigrants transition to new lives

February 19th, 2014

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha, NE — Nebraska’s immigrant population is increasing. According to the most recent census data, foreign-born people calling Nebraska home make up about six percent of the state’s total population. But what types of services are available to help transition these immigrants into residents?

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Portions of Fremont anti-illegal immigration ordinance go into effect

September 13th, 2012

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE – The city of Fremont is in the midst of a court battle defending a voter-approved anti-illegal immigration ordinance, but portions have gone into effect.

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Farmer of the Future: Blending of cultures may be blueprint for growth

May 14th, 2012

By Harvest Public Media

Des Moines, IA – While some of the rural Midwest is hollowing out, regions like Sioux County, Iowa, are actually growing, thanks largely to immigrant populations.

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