Immigration


A.J. Mikhlif (top left) stands with his family on the porch stairs of their new home. Contributed photo.
Virginia Group Acts as Support Network for Refugee Families

CHARLOTTESVILLE – If a hole in the system doesn’t directly impact the person discovering it, it’s easy to shrug off.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Immigrant Rights Activists Hope ‘a Cloud Has Lifted’

ARLINGTON- Immigrant rights advocates say former Vice President Joe Biden’s election as president earlier this month marked the end of an era.

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Is Virginia Making Progress? Immigrant Summit Considers Some Tough Questions

ARLINGTON-To fight racism, a community has to admit it exists. That was one of the issues raised Tuesday in this year's Immigrant Summit.

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545 Undocumented Children Are Orphans Because of Trump

The missing parents are from Trump’s 2017 pilot program to separate families at the border.

Immigrants provide an important economic engine in the United States, which bipartisan economy experts have repeatedly shown. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has made boosting immigration a cornerstone of his platform, in contrast to President Trump (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).
Biden Plans to Increase Immigration Again. This Could Be the Economic Boost the US Needs.

The Trump administration has slashed immigration. Bipartisan experts—and Biden—say boosting immigration will stimulate the economy at a time when the United States needs it most.

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Four Years of Stress: What It Means To Be Undocumented in Virginia

Over the past four years, there has been one overwhelming feeling weighing on 19-year-old Flor Selena Caceres: stress.  That could be chalked up to her academic career. Caceres signed up for every class she could fit into her schedule in high school, and has continued that as a double major at Lafayette College. Or it...

President Donald Trump attends a meeting about the coronavirus with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in the Oval Office of the White House April 29 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump to States: Crack Down on Sanctuary Cities or I’ll Hold Back Coronavirus Aid

Immigrants rights advocates and Democratic lawmakers accused the president of using exploiting a pandemic to further his anti-immigrant agenda.