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ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks about issues affecting Cape Fear region
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:53pm.

videoIt's been almost two years in office, and Gov. Pat McCrory said it's been a roller-coaster ride he's honored to be part of.

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Cooper responds over NC absence in Obama lawsuit
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:39pm.

Attorney General Roy Cooper is responding to complaints about why North Carolina isn't among the states challenging President Barack Obama over his executive order on immigration. Gov. Pat McCrory joined the lawsuit filed this week and spearheaded by the Texas attorney general accusing Obama of overstepping his constitutional authority. McCrory is a plaintiff, but Cooper is not involved.

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NC governor enters immigration order lawsuit
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:44pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says he joined a lawsuit brought by the Texas attorney general challenging President Barack Obama's executive order last month on immigration because the president exceeded his powers laid out in the U.S. Constitution. McCrory made North Carolina one of the 17 states involved in the lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court over Obama's order designed to keep as many as five million people living illegally in the United States from being deported.

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Immigrant family, attorney react to Pres. Obama's announcement
Submitted by Helen Holt on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:36pm.

video In a prime-time address Thursday, President Barack Obama announced through an Executive Order changes to immigration policy in the United States. The changes could make it easier to get a work permit to live in the country legally, as long as that person fits a certain criteria.

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McCrory says info lacking on relocated children
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:05pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says state officials have been kept largely out of the loop about a wave of children who have crossed the Mexican border and ended up in North Carolina. McCrory called a news conference Tuesday to complain about a lack of information from the federal government about roughly 1,200 children who this year were relocated with a sponsor in North Carolina.

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NC college students lobby for in-state tuition for illegal immigrants
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:45pm.

Some college students participated in a mock graduation at the General Assembly, asking North Carolina lawmakers to extend in-state tuition rates to students who are not in the country legally.

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Church celebrates new title while pushing for immigration reform
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sun, 09/08/2013 - 3:06pm.

videoA Wilmington congregation rejoiced in an important honor in the Catholic Church Sunday. Saint Mary Catholic Church became the third basilica in the state early August and celebrated together Sunday afternoon.

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Gov. McCrory vetoes drug testing for welfare, E-Verify exemption
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 12:28pm.

videoThe first two vetoes by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory block a requirement that certain welfare applicants be tested for drugs before receiving benefits and an immigration-related measure.

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Protestors target McIntyre over immigration reform vote
Submitted by IE on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 3:45pm.

videoThe Leland office of Rep. Mike McIntyre got a visit from protestors today, who are upset with the Democrat's vote on immigration reform.

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NC House Dems ask for changes on immigration bill
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 12:00pm.

Democratic lawmakers are asking the architects of a North Carolina House immigration bill to tone down some of its enforcement measures.

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