Immigration

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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. Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:55pm
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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. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:31pm
A proposed bill would require businesses to use the E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers they hire.
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. Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:45pm
ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks about issues affecting Cape Fear region
It'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. Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:53am
Cooper responds over NC absence in Obama lawsuit
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. Sat, 12/06/2014 - 3:39am
NC governor enters immigration order lawsuit
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. Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:44am
Immigrant family, attorney react to Pres. Obama’s announcement
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. Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:36pm
McCrory says info lacking on relocated children
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. Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:05pm
NC college students lobby for in-state tuition for illegal immigrants
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. Tue, 06/17/2014 - 5:45pm
Church celebrates new title while pushing for immigration reform
A 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. Sun, 09/08/2013 - 8:06pm