immigration

Immigration
12:32 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

First Syrian Refugees Arrive In Triad

Credit DFID - UK Department for International Development


The first in the current wave of Syrian refugees will arrive in the Triad this week.

Church World Service and World Relief are working with the U.S. State Department and the United Nations to resettle refugees.

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Radio Camp
10:05 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Raleigh Bailey and the Center for New North Carolinians Welcome Immigrants and Refugees

Radio Camper Ian Olson speaks with the Center for New North Carolinians Director Raleigh Bailey
Credit Mary Heisey

Raleigh Bailey is the founding director of the Center for New North Carolinians. He and his group work to help new immigrants in North Carolina have access to various resources and services. He sat down with WFDD Radio Camper Ian Olson.

When I first saw Mr. Bailey, he had a big smile and hat. He made great conversation. First I asked him why he feels it is important to help new immigrants.

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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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