immigration

Immigration
6:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Piedmont Reacts to Federal Government's Treatment of Undocumented Children

Hispanics living in the Piedmont fear for the safety of thousands of children who have illegally entered the United States.
Credit mises.com

The crisis of thousands of undocumented children pouring into the United States has many in the Piedmont worried.

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Immigration
4:01 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Immigration Reform Focus of Upcoming Event in Greensboro

North Carolina has almost 400,000 undocumented immigrants. Some agricultural and other businesses in the state rely on immigrant labor for jobs they say are hard to fill.

Numerous groups across North Carolina continue to push for federal immigration reform. Now they want residents to get involved in the discussion.

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Entrepreneurs
5:04 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Entrepreneural Immigrants Have Made It in America

A view of Genesis Aviation's shop
Credit Genesis Aviation

Immigrants have long come to our country to create the businesses they envisioned and live the American Dream.  This week, the Business Journal is profiling some of these very successful entrepreneurs.  Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso, who is also director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, visited our studios to discuss these immigrants who have ‘Made it in America' with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.

Correction: Yuni Nguyen, owner of the American Language Academy in Greensboro, was misidentified as male in the report. Our apologies to Ms. Nguyen!

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Immigration
10:51 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Saul Flores speaks at Forsyth Tech

Photo by Saul Flores part of his work on The Walk of Immigrants
Credit From the Web site thewalkofimmigrants.com

Forsyth Technical Community College hosted a presentation Monday by Saul Flores. In 2010, Flores – then a student at North Carolina State University- decided to walk the path his mother took when she migrated to the U.S. The result was a 5,328 mile journey that took him to his mother’s hometown in southern Mexico and his father’s hometown in El Savador.

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