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    The Syrian Refugee Crisis May Hit Home Here in NC

    Posted in Federal Affairs, Immigration By demidowdy | Tagged , , , , ,

    As Syrians continue to flee their country in droves, other nations have been urged to give these refugees safe haven. Last week, President Obama announced that the United States will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year. The plan is for the State Department to work with private non-profits who coordinate with local […]

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    Court Dismisses DOJ Suit Against Alamance Sheriff

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Immigration, Public Safety By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , ,

    In 2012, the Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against the Alamance County Sheriff's Office (ACSO), alleging that the department and its Sheriff, Terry S. Johnson, routinely discriminated against Latinos in violation of federal law. It took two years for the case to go to trial. Almost three years after the original filing — and […]

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    How Counties can Help Fight Illegal Immigration

    Posted in Immigration By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    NC Capitol Connection continues its look at sanctuary cities by highlighting a program that gives counties added authority to deal with illegal immigration.

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    Which Is NC's Biggest 'Sanctuary' City

    Posted in Immigration By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , ,

    At NC Capitol Connection, Matt Caulder updates his look at sanctuary cities in North Carolina. Can you guess which city so far most fervently embraces such policies? Click here to find out.

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    Sanctuary Cities: Chapel Hill, Durham, Carrboro

    Posted in Immigration By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    Did you know that immigration offenses usually are civil, not criminal, cases? I didn't. NC Capitol Connection's Matt Caulder has some facts about "sanctuary cities" Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Read his story here.

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