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Trump administration: Poor immigrants need not apply

Carlos came to the U.S. looking to provide a safer and more financially stable environment for his family. Like thousands of others, Carlos crossed the border out of necessity. His wife, and one of his young daughters, joined ...
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The border is here: Fear-based immigration policies are wreaking havoc in NC

As images of the humanitarian crisis unfolding at the U.S. southern border continue to horrify every person with a pulse and Trump administration policies fail to ameliorate the crisis in any way, North Carolina policymakers seem intent on bringing the crisis home. Last week, the state Senate approved House Bill 370, a proposal that would force sheriffs to comply with every “detainer” request...

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In-state tuition for young immigrants: Good for them, good for North Carolina

How should the government treat young immigrants who were brought into the United States through no fault of their own by their undocumented parents? That question is one of the most urgent in our national immigration debate. Most ...
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Driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants make sense for North Carolina

The role that states should play in immigration reform has been a hot button issue across the country and here in North Carolina. Yet regardless of whether Congress comes to a consensus on a bill that would put ...
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