Immigration

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Threatened with deportation, a mother in Richmond has taken sanctuary at a local church.

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Virginia politicians are responding to reports of physical and emotional abuse of immigrant children detained at a juvenile justice center outside Staunton.

More than 175 people gathered in Charlottesville Tuesday night to demand an end to the zero tolerance policy announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions along the nation’s southern border. That policy has led to separation of children from parents and it is unpopular with many in Central Virginia. 

U.S. National Guard photo by Terra C. Gatti

Governor Ralph Northam says Virginia’s National Guard won’t be used to support the current federal immigration crackdown.

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Republicans in Washington are locked in a debate over what Congress should, or even can do, about immigration reform this election year.

And most Virginia Republicans are sticking to party leader’s script.

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