Beginning the week of Nov. 21, 2012, the Connection kicks off a series about immigration, diversity and the growing population of foreign-born residents in Northern Virginia. It is a topic consistent with the original Thanksgiving story.


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‘Safe, Secure, Just’ in Alexandria

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Diversity Displayed via Songs, Dances, Food in Centreville

CIF holds annual Centreville International Showcase.

Confusion, Anger, Agenda Difficulties in Fairfax County

Public safety committee meeting focuses on ICE, without ICE at the table.

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‘Journey to Freedom’ in Potomac

Bullis students share learning about immigration.

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Local Celebration with Worldwide Flair in Centreville

CIF presents 8th annual Centreville International Showcase

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Four Comstock Challengers Discuss Foreign Policy in Tysons

George Washington University student moves crowd to tears.

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2018 Fairfax County Student Peace Awards

Students from 23 Fairfax County schools recognized for promoting peace and conflict resolution.

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Potomac Developer, Philanthropist Dies at 100

Family, friends mourn loss of Farid Srour.

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Advocates Praise Fairfax County Sheriff’s End to ICE Contract

Sheriff will no longer hold detainees for extra time.

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Arlington County Board Chairman Katie Cristol: Get Involved

Being an activist can take many forms.

Commentary: Losing and Winning at Legislation in Virginia

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Equal Rights and Justice Not Possible with Complacency

Grassroots Alexandria steps up.

Many Immigrant Stories But Similar Fears

Details of immigrant stories differ but the roller coaster of stress and uncertainty is the same.

Commentary: Progress on Transportation Safety