Posts Tagged Undocumented Immigrants

Prince William County Set to End Agreement with Federal Immigration Officials

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Should local law enforcement officials carry out federal immigration enforcement? Fewer local governments in Virginia are willing to enter into agreements with the federal government. Michael Pope reports.

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State Officials Weighing Emergency Medicaid Services for Undocumented Immigrants

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Undocumented immigrants are being hit hard by the COVID-19 health crisis, and access to health care is a major stumbling block for many. But, Virginia could take action to increase availability of testing and treatment. Michael Pope reports.

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COVID-19 Benefits: Should Virginia Provide Them to Undocumented Immigrants?

virginia_flag_map_0Should state and local governments in Virginia be helping undocumented immigrants who are being left behind in federal recovery programs? Michael Pope reports.

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Advocates Say They Want More Protections for Immigrants With Driver Privilege Cards

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Next week, lawmakers will be considering an amendment to a bill allowing driver’s privilege cards for undocumented immigrants. Michael Pope has the story.

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State Democrats Want Increased Protections for Undocumented Immigrants

StateSeal00Undocumented immigrants in Virginia may be on the verge of getting new protections. Michael Pope reports.

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Could Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Split Democrats in January?

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Should undocumented immigrants be able to get a Virginia driver’s license? As Michael Pope reports, that’s a question members of the General Assembly will be tackling in January.

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Advocates Look for Warning Signs from ICE in Virginia

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This past weekend undocumented immigrants across Virginia braced for raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. As of Tuesday, those threats appear not to have materialized. Still advocates say there’s been an uptick in safety checkpoints. Mallory Noe-Payne has details.

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Lawmakers to Discuss Driver’s Licences for Undocumented Immigrants

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Hundreds of advocates for immigrants will be in Richmond Wednesday for a contentious committee hearing. As Michael Pope reports, the hearing will consider a bill that would provide documents to the undocumented.

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