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    What McCrory Refugee Move Really Means

    Posted in Federal Affairs, Government, Immigration, Politicians & Politicking By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

    Maybe the most important thing about Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to ask President Obama to cease sending Syrian refugees is this: it aroused an explosion of support. Our Facebook post asking people to thank the governor for protecting the people has been shared thousands of times as of this morning and continues to grow, reaching […]

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    NC Legislators React to McCrory's Refugee Request

    Posted in Immigration By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Yesterday Gov. Pat McCrory joined several other governors in requesting the federal government stop sending Syrian refugees to resettle in North Carolina.        The request on such a contentious issue generated several responses from NC politicos, as reported in the N&O: U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-North Carolina, filed a bill Monday evening that would […]

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    Challenge Made Against Sanctuary City Protester's Vote

    Posted in Immigration By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , , ,

    Last week we reported on a voter who, the day before she cast a ballot in the Durham County municipal elections, was arrested in Wake County and had given the Wake County Magistrate a Miami, Florida address. North Carolina requires a voter to be a resident of North Carolina in order to vote. The voter’s […]

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    Sanctuary City Protester with Miami Address Votes In Durham County

    Posted in Immigration By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , , ,

    We keep getting new information on the six political activists that were arrested outside of the Governor’s Mansion last Friday. A group of protesters chained themselves together and blocked Blount Street in in order to be arrested. They were protesting Governor McCrory signing of House Bill 318, a law that will, among its provisions, prevent […]

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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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