Tag:immigration

  • A love letter to America from an immigrant

    I became an American citizen in 2010. That same day, I registered to vote and voted.  I love this country with a love that I have found only immigrants have. There’s a reason my family came here. That reason is that the United States is a good country—dare I say…

  • The beauty of American diversity

    “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” – The New Colossus, engraved at the base…

  • House approves bill to bolster rainy day fund

      RALEIGH — The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill aimed at beefing up the state’s rainy day fund. “It takes North Carolina from frankly one of the weaker savings regiments of any state to what the Pew Center believes will be one of the…

  • Counties Worry About Cost of Immigrant-Minor Influx

    RALEIGH — Most of the 1,429 unaccompanied minors relocated to North Carolina after they entered the United States illegally were released to host families in Mecklenburg, Durham, and Wake counties, raising health and safety concerns, as well as concerns about increased education costs to local governments.

  • The Case Of Steve Bizzell

    Among the barriers to reasonable dialogue and immigration reform are the bad behavior and indefensible statements of politicians, activists, and commentators…

  • Immigration Comes To A Head

    The immigration issue made headlines numerous times even as new research suggested that for the first time in years, the number of illegal immigrants is going down.