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Esperenza Fund Provides Support for Nevada’s Immigrant Communities

Fund Created To Support Nevada’s Immigrant Communities In troubled times, acts of altruism and benevolence are something to celebrate. The Esperanza Fund, in public/private partnership with the Governor’s Office for New Americans, will work to raise funds and provide grants for immigrants excluded from benefiting from federal economic stimulus aid packages, according to a press […]

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past, Embrace the Future National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. Since 1968, this annual event recognizes the vast contribution that Americans of Hispanic origin have made across every stratum of life and culture in the United States. It also observes the anniversary of independence […]

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Undocumented Worker in Nevada Wins PTD Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Nevada Supreme Court Rules Injured Undocumented Worker Can Get Benefits In November, the Nevada Supreme Court held that an injured, undocumented worker was entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits and that his immigration status was irrelevant to the central issue of whether he qualified for permanent total disability (PTD) status. Manuel Ibanez, an undocumented Nevadan, was […]

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Las Vegas Non-Profit Supports Domestic Violence Victims During Covid-19

The Cupcake Girls: Change Takes Action COVID-19 has curtailed access to services and support for victims of domestic violence (DV) across the state. Lockdown, social distancing and remote working have all contributed to people affected by DV being isolated and vulnerable. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, along with shelter and DV service providers, confirmed […]

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