Immigration http://wunc.org en Undocumented College Students Walk From Charlotte To Raleigh Asking For In-State Tuition http://wunc.org/post/undocumented-college-students-walk-charlotte-raleigh-asking-state-tuition <p></p><p>Five students walked 140 miles from Charlotte to Raleigh over the last 10 days to ask state lawmakers for in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants.</p><p>Elver Barrios, a computer engineering student at Johnson C. Smith University, and one of the advocates, says that when the group left last week, momentum seemed on their side.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:25:00 +0000 Jorge Valencia 37468 at http://wunc.org Undocumented College Students Walk From Charlotte To Raleigh Asking For In-State Tuition No Evidence That Low-Paid Immigrants Are "Taking" NC Jobs http://wunc.org/post/no-evidence-low-paid-immigrants-are-taking-nc-jobs <p></p><p>A new study is challenging the notion that low-paid immigrant populations are "taking" jobs from native North Carolinians.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:03:18 +0000 WUNC News 33871 at http://wunc.org No Evidence That Low-Paid Immigrants Are "Taking" NC Jobs 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 'No F****** Pink Ribbons!' Is It Time For The Bow To Go? http://wunc.org/post/no-f-pink-ribbons-it-time-bow-go <p></p><p>When Jennifer Ho went to the hospital for testing on a lump in her breast, she encountered the image often associated with breast cancer: the pink ribbon.</p><p>A nurse led the UNC English professor to an exam room. She recalls, "And then I saw a tote bag with UNC hospital's name on it and the pink ribbon. And I had this immediate visceral reaction. And I'm walking with the nurse. And I said something I can't repeat on the air." Ho said, "I hate those *** pink ribbons."</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:26:27 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29571 at http://wunc.org 'No F****** Pink Ribbons!' Is It Time For The Bow To Go? The Lives Of Transgender Immigrants http://wunc.org/post/lives-transgender-immigrants <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Today is <a href="http://www.hrc.org/campaigns/transgender-day-remembrance">transgender day of remembrance</a>, a day designated to remembering transgender people who have lost their lives to violence this past year.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:00:32 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 26121 at http://wunc.org The Lives Of Transgender Immigrants Morrisville Nursery Serves South Asian Immigrants http://wunc.org/post/morrisville-nursery-serves-south-asian-immigrants <p></p><p>When South Asian immigrants to this country get homesick, there’s a good chance they can probably locate an Indian restaurant or grocery store to remind them of home. Finding a place that stocks the plants and trees they grew up with is much harder.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 22578 at http://wunc.org Morrisville Nursery Serves South Asian Immigrants Roundtable Examines Issues Of the Week http://wunc.org/post/roundtable-examines-issues-week <p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size: 10pt;">On this week’s roundtable, a jazz great, a leading string theory mathematician and an accomplished writer share their diverse perspectives on the latest headlines. They’ll discuss a range of issues from the latest Middle East update to the challenges facing minorities in higher education.&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:19:38 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 22458 at http://wunc.org Roundtable Examines Issues Of the Week Child Welfare And Immigration Enforcement http://wunc.org/post/child-welfare-and-immigration-enforcement <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported more than 400,000 people. But what happens when those deportees are parents? Children may end up in foster care as parents abroad struggle to regain custody.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:07:28 +0000 Laura Lee & Frank Stasio 21987 at http://wunc.org Child Welfare And Immigration Enforcement The Legislature Overrides McCrory's Vetoes http://wunc.org/post/legislature-overrides-mccrorys-vetoes <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">This week, the General Assembly overrode two of Governor McCrory’s vetoes on high profile measures. One measure requires drug testing for certain welfare recipients and the other loosens restrictions for seasonal workers. Host Frank Stasio speaks with WUNC's Capitol bureau chief Jessica Jones about the response to legislature's moves. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 16:05:48 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 21920 at http://wunc.org The Legislature Overrides McCrory's Vetoes Lawmakers To Return To Raleigh For Special Session http://wunc.org/post/lawmakers-return-raleigh-special-session <p>Lawmakers will be back in session Tuesday to consider overriding Governor McCrory's vetoes of two bills.</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 21692 at http://wunc.org Lawmakers To Return To Raleigh For Special Session