Immigration

Campaign communication about immigration reform has an effect on voters from a variety of backgrounds.  That’s part of the analysis of an exit poll conducted statewide after this week’s vote in Virginia.

9500 Liberty

Sep 25, 2013

The United States has been called a ‘land of immigrants” and some say the debate about immigration reflects the very core of our identity as Americans.

The immigration reform bill, passed by the US Senate in June, appears stalled in Congress. 

A film called, 9500 Liberty documented the reaction in Prince William County, Virginia, when an Arizona-style immigration ordinance was implemented there several years ago.

Inside Out

Sep 16, 2013

The faces of immigration reform can be seen on the outside of a downtown Roanoke building.

Three foot high photos of men, women, boys and girls, are glued onto the wall in nice, neat rows.  It’s part of the Inside Out 11M Public Art Project.  The 11 M stands for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U. S. 

Virginia Organizing

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is being heavily lobbied by two sets of constituents who are at opposite ends of a polarizing debate.

One wants him to push for a vote next month on comprehensive immigration reform, while the other wants him to be steadfast, refuse to capitulate, and push to reinforce U.S. borders.

Protesters Pressure Lawmakers over Immigration

Aug 13, 2013
Service Employees International Union

Congress is gone for the month of August so local immigration advocates are planning to take their fight for reform to Republican’s district offices in Virginia.

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