A raid by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at an Asheville-based defense contractor resulted in the arrest of 57 suspected-illegal immigrant workers, an ICE official told Xpress Tuesday afternoon.
Republican congressional candidate (and Asheville City Council member) Carl Mumpower is planning a protest the morning of Saturday, June 28, in Hendersonville over a visit by the Mexican Consulate.
City cuts event co-sponsorship costs Mumpower again raises immigration issue A proposed statewide moratorium on forced annexation could postpone a decision on four Asheville annexations that are currently tied up in court, City Attorney Bob Oast reported during City Council’s May 20 work session. The band plays on: The Asheville Holiday Parade was spared cuts […]
U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler will talk about his immigration bill tonight on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight program.
Individuals who have apparently taken it upon themselves to track and expose undocumented workers have found a friend in Carl Mumpower, who’s put their efforts to use in his ongoing campaign against illegal immigration. When the Asheville City Council member and congressional candidate caught wind of rumors that Sonopress, a digital-media manufacturer and one of […]
Mark Gibney, Belk Distinguished Professor at UNCA, will present a talk on “American Immigratinon: How Did We Get Here?” at the Jewish Community Center on Monday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Council supports police chief’s suggestion not to form partnership with federal immigration agency.
If you’ve begun thinking that political voices on NPR are limited to party bigwigs like Trent Lott, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, think again.
Sure, plenty of people have something to say about immigration — but the hot-button issue often elicits more heated rhetoric than serious dialogue.
Rubidia Carballo, the Roberson High School student threatened with deportation to her native country of El Salvador, has apparently won her case.
“It takes courage for individuals to come forward in situations like this, and I urge anyone with information that may be useful and helpful to authorities to use this opportunity.” U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft,Sept. 11, 2001 Squeaky’s Convenience Store in downtown Black Mountain has a flag in its front window and little flags on […]