Immigration

Immigration

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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Sharing Insights on Local Gang Culture

Kaine hosts roundtable discussion on gang violence.

Tim Kaine hosts roundtable discussion on gang violence.

Hutchison Elementary Celebrates International Night

Art and performance foster a culture that values and respects diversity.

International night

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World Language Day Showcases Student's Skills

World Language Day

Gathering in Opposition to Trump Immigration Policies

Leaders condemn ICE activity outside Rising Hope Church.

Speaking out against Trump immigration policies

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Prayer Vigil at ICE Office

Rising Hope pastor speaks about arrests outside church.

Rising Hope Mission Church holds vigil at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Protesting ICE Action

Protest against raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.

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Feeling ICE's Chill

The tone in Alexandria regarding immigration is one of apprehension and fear of harassment and deportation.

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Fear Follows ICE Enforcement

Men said to be detained after leaving Mount Vernon shelter.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Mount Vernon.

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'I Felt 'At Least I'm Somebody"

Centreville woman meets birth father after 45 years.

Tina Diep Carmichael and Joe Nguyen reunited.

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So Much Happening, Don’t Blink

Demonstrations at Dulles in reaction to travel ban; fast moving General Assembly lacks transparency; other key issues.

As this date approaches, the General Assembly has a serious transparency issue, as it continues to kill most proposed legislation with unrecorded voice votes in subcommittee, with no accountability or record of how members voted.

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Party-Line Vote Protects Child Labor at Tobacco Farms in Virginia

Republican-led House panel kills effort to craft new protections for kids in unrecorded vote.

In an unrecorded party-line vote, House Republicans killed a bill that would have cracked down on child labor at tobacco farms in Virginia.

Free Halloween Car Rides Offered in Area

As a means of making the Washington-metropolitan area’s roadways a little less frightening this Halloween, free cab rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the Washington-metropolitan area on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 29.

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Fall Driving: Be Alert for Deer

Autumn is approaching and white-tailed deer will be on the move. Fall is the breeding season for deer.

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Senior Living: Planning for Multigenerational Living

Making room for older family members.

Planning for multigenerational living has been on the rise in recent years. With life expectancies increasing and early baby boomers entering their golden years, this trend is expected to continue. As with any remodeling project, there are a number of factors to consider when planning a renovation for a growing household.

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C-Section Boom in Northern Virginia

Region has some of the highest rates of cesarean-section deliveries for low-risk pregnancies.

Behind the closed doors at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church and the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, a quiet change has been taking shape over the last few decades.

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