Immigration Reform http://wunc.org en Student Running For Carolina Student Body Presidency Profiled By New York Times http://wunc.org/post/student-running-carolina-student-body-presidency-profiled-new-york-times <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Late last week <a href="http://www.dailytarheel.com/" target="_blank">The Daily Tar Heel,</a> </span>UNC-Chapel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hill's student newspaper, wrote an article titled "</span><a href="http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2014/01/5-students-enter-race-for-sbp" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">5 Students Enter Race For SBP</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">." (</span>SBP<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is student body president.)</span></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 01:35:58 +0000 Carol Jackson 29781 at http://wunc.org Student Running For Carolina Student Body Presidency Profiled By New York Times N.C. Congressmen Take Sides On Immigration Debate http://wunc.org/post/nc-congressmen-take-sides-immigration-debate <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some North Carolina members of the U.S. House are taking sides as their chamber gets ready to take up immigration reform this week.&nbsp;&nbsp; Many House Republicans on Capitol Hill disagree with the comprehensive reform plan passed by the Senate.</span></p><p><br>GOP Congressman George Holding of Raleigh says the bill doesn't go far enough to protect the border today.&nbsp; He also says he doesn't think it will be effective moving forward. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:22:18 +0000 Gurnal Scott 18509 at http://wunc.org N.C. Congressmen Take Sides On Immigration Debate Hagan Votes 'Yes', Burr Votes 'No' On Immigration Reform http://wunc.org/post/hagan-votes-yes-burr-votes-no-immigration-reform <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Senator Kay Hagan was among the supporters helping to pass an immigration reform plan proposed by a bipartisan group of her colleagues.&nbsp; The </span><a href="/post/senate-approves-sweeping-immigration-overhaul-final-vote" style="line-height: 1.5;">Senate voted 68-32 in favor of the bill introduced by the Senate's so-called 'Gang of Eight'</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as a way to provide a path to citizenship for more than 11 million people who entered the country illegally.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hagan says she spoke with many North Carolinians who urged her to support the bill and said it will benefit the nation on several fronts.</span><br> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:25:23 +0000 Gurnal Scott 18016 at http://wunc.org Hagan Votes 'Yes', Burr Votes 'No' On Immigration Reform Undocumented Struggle To Assert Identity Through Art http://wunc.org/post/undocumented-struggle-assert-identity-through-art <p>As Washington debates immigration reform, more and more undocumented young people are coming out of the shadows.&nbsp; One local group is engaging their struggle with their identities through art.</p><p>Guest host Isaac-Davy Aronson speaks with artist <a href="http://mfaeda2013.org/annabel-manning/">Annabel Manning</a> about her exhibition, now on view at Duke University. She is also joined by one of the undocumented young artists, Marco Cervantes, and by Jose Torres-Don, a member of the advocacy group <a href="http://ncdreamteam.org/">NC Dream Team</a>. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:50:38 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 13832 at http://wunc.org Undocumented Struggle To Assert Identity Through Art CFOs Want Immigration Reform For Certain Jobs http://wunc.org/post/cfos-want-immigration-reform-certain-jobs <p></p><p>The latest <a href="http://www.cfosurvey.org/">Global Business Outlook survey</a> from Duke University and CFO Magazine shows companies are hungry for immigration reform.&nbsp; Close to 90 percent of Chief Financial Officers surveyed say the U.S. government should adopt a merit-based system to determine which immigrants would get to stay and work in this country.</p><p>Duke Finance Professor John Graham is director of the quarterly Global Business Outlook survey.&nbsp; He says they had not asked this type of immigration question before.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:24:59 +0000 Leoneda Inge 11981 at http://wunc.org Help Wanted: Immigrants To Work NC Farms http://wunc.org/post/help-wanted-immigrants-work-nc-farms <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new</span><a href="http://www.ncfb.org/pdf/2013NCAWPReport.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;"> survey</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> shows farmers across North Carolina are worried about the agricultural workforce shortage.&nbsp; And they want Immigration Reform to help fix it.&nbsp; More than 600 farmers filled out the Agricultural Workforce survey spear-headed by the </span><a href="http://www.ncfb.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">North Carolina Farm Bureau</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; Faylene Whitaker of </span><a href="http://www.whitakerfarm.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Whitaker Farms</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Climax, NC, filled one out.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:09:37 +0000 Leoneda Inge 11126 at http://wunc.org Help Wanted: Immigrants To Work NC Farms