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Jeniffer Solis

Jeniffer Solis

Jeniffer Solis is a reporter with the Nevada Current. She was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada where she attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas before graduating in 2017 with a B.A in Journalism and Media Studies.

DHS finalizes end to Trump-era ‘public charge’ rule for immigrants

By: - September 12, 2022

The Biden administration finalized a new public charge rule on Thursday that would eliminate Trump-era policies that penalized low-income immigrants seeking health benefits and other services. The new rule from the Department of Homeland Security will roll back the types of assistance immigration officers can consider when evaluating immigrants for a green card and deciding […]

Climate change has made allergy season longer and more intense, researchers find

By: - March 24, 2022

By the end of the century, allergy season could start 40 days earlier and last 19 days longer due to climate change — potentially increasing the pollen count by 250% and making allergies far more intense, new research shows. According to a study published in Nature Communications last week, as temperatures get hotter, trees, grasses, and weeds […]

Senator says reconciliation bill ‘is our opportunity’ for immigration reform

By: - August 2, 2021

Immigration reforms, including a path to citizenship, should be included in the sweeping agenda Democrats are about to consider in a reconciliation bill that will circumvent a Republican filibuster, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) and several other Senate Democrats told President Joe Biden last week. Cortez Masto was among a group of Congressional Hispanic […]

Nessel, AGs warn against sale of fake COVID vaccine cards

By: and - April 20, 2021

As COVID-19 immunizations continue to be administered into millions of arms across the country, cybercriminals are looking to cash in on fake vaccination cards, supported by those who don’t want the shot. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, along with dozens of other state attorneys general, is calling on OfferUp, an online mobile marketplace, to prevent […]