Immigration http://wvtf.org en Senator Tim Kaine on the Immigration Issue Following Cantor Ousting http://wvtf.org/post/senator-tim-kaine-immigration-issue-following-cantor-ousting <div>When Congressman Eric Cantor lost his primary fight against a candidate who opposes&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>immigration reform, many pundits pronounced the issue dead, but&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">one Virginia politician strongly disagrees.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:52:55 +0000 Sandy Hausman 22977 at http://wvtf.org Senator Tim Kaine on the Immigration Issue Following Cantor Ousting Replacing the House Majority Leader http://wvtf.org/post/replacing-house-majority-leader <p>Some conservatives are asking for a delay in the race to replace Eric Cantor as House majority leader over disagreements on immigration reform.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>While Cantor was attacked for supporting "amnesty" in the final weeks of the campaign, Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine says it wasn't a deciding factor in his primary loss.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:25:07 +0000 Matt Laslo 22781 at http://wvtf.org Replacing the House Majority Leader Immigration Talk on the Hill http://wvtf.org/post/immigration-talk-hill <p>Proponents of comprehensive immigration reform blame two Virginia Republicans for inaction on the issue in the House.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br /><br />Virginia maintains some power brokers in the Republican controlled House. Any changes to the nation's immigration laws need to pass through the Judiciary Committee, which is chaired by Virginia Republican Bob Goodlatte.&nbsp; He's been mum on the subject of late.</p><p>“I’m was just wondering if there’s any timeline on immigration reform to come up?”</p><p>“I do not know of a timeline on it. So I’m not discussing that.”</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:17:39 +0000 Matt Laslo 22441 at http://wvtf.org Immigration Talk on the Hill Pressure Mounts for Cantor to Act on Immigration Reform http://wvtf.org/post/pressure-mounts-cantor-act-immigration-reform <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 24px; line-height: 25.68000030517578px;">With his chances of perhaps one day becoming the nation’s first Jewish Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives riding on a primary that's slightly more than a week away, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is under mounting pressure to move on immigration reform. </span></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 14:08:24 +0000 Tommie McNeil 22098 at http://wvtf.org Pressure Mounts for Cantor to Act on Immigration Reform Naturalization Ceremony Yields New Americans http://wvtf.org/post/naturalization-ceremony-yields-new-americans <p>Within the halls of the oldest representative body in the U.S., in the very same seats that Virginia lawmakers craft legislation, sat 44 people from 32 different countries who, for the first time, were called “Americans.”&nbsp;</p><p>It was all part of a naturalization ceremony at the State Capitol that, for some, marked a decades-long journey for U.S. citizenship.</p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 20:27:37 +0000 Tommie McNeil 21159 at http://wvtf.org Naturalization Ceremony Yields New Americans