Ted Cruz talks with ABC's George Stephanopoulos in New Hampshire on Jan. 21, 2016. (Photo: ABC News)
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Cruz says Trump’s immigration policy amounts to ‘amnesty’

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz has praised Donald Trump for making illegal immigration a central issue of the Republican presidential race, but in an exclusive interview with ABC News, Cruz said that Trump’s immigration plan amounts to amnesty.
3 weeks ago
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Supreme Court sets election-year clash on immigration

The Supreme Court has agreed to an election-year review of President Barack Obama's executive orders to allow up to 5 million immigrants to "come out of the shadows" and work legally in the United States.
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3 months ago
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Several states, including NC, refuse to accept Syrian refugees

North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Alabama, Texas and Arkansas have become the first states in the country to refuse to take in Syrian refugees amid heightened security concerns following Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.
Gov. Pat McCrory talks about state developments during an interview at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh on Dec. 9, 2014.
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Gov. McCrory signs the Protect North Carolina Workers Act

GREENSBORO, NC (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory has signed legislation that targets “sanctuary cities” and immigrant identification, rejecting calls from advocates to veto the measure that they say harms immigrants and businesses that rely on immigrant labor. Protesters have been a constant presence at the Governor’s Mansion in Raleigh to urge McCrory to veto the […]
4 months ago
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Progressive leaders speak out against immigration bill

Immigrant advocates and religious leaders say a bill in the North Carolina legislature will cause problems between police and the communities they're supposed to protect.
Pope Francis arrives at the altar of the National Shrine Basilica in Washington, DC, on Sept. 23, 2015, to perform the first canonization mass on US soil. (Source ABC News)
5 months ago
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Vatican discusses U.S. embargo of Cuba, Pope rebuked for comments on sex abuse

The latest developments in Pope Francis' visit to the United States.
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6 months ago
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FACT CHECK: Truth vs exaggeration in GOP presidential debate

The 10 Republican presidential hopefuls who took to the stage for their first debate in Cleveland faced a daunting task in distinguishing themselves among a sprawling field of candidates. Along the way, they puffed up their own records in office and public life and veered occasionally from the truth.
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128 new U.S. citizens celebrate in Southport

Fourth of July weekend 128 people from all over the world became American citizens.
9 months ago
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Court won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action

A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
A proposed bill would require businesses to use the E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers they hire.
10 months ago
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House OKs expanded mandate for NC business on worker status

More businesses in North Carolina would be required to use the E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers they hired in legislation clearing one General Assembly chamber.