Years ago, when we started the Nebraska Progressive Directory, we were happy to list the Immigrant Rights Network of Iowa and Nebraska. Now, we’re sorry to say that the network appears to have fallen away – just when immigrants in these midwestern states are especially in need of help.
Nebraska Appleseed is picking up some of the slack. The Department of Justice is coming in with a $50,000 grant to the Center for Human Rights at the University of Iowa. Will these other efforts make up the difference?