Labor & Immigration

For over a year, we've been covering the various anti-immigrant measures in Virginia and the Latino community's struggle against the hate.

The Washington Post is reporting that the state is attempting a different approach, with the aim of assimilating, not isolating, the undocumented…

Recommendations include shortening the Medicaid residency requirements for certain qualified immigrants, offering in-state tuition to immigrants who meet specific criteria and creating an immigration assistance office.

In the coming weeks, the Virginia Commission on Immigration will send Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D) two dozen recommendations, most of which would help immigrants instead of penalizing them…

The commission proposed increasing the number of English classes and creating a plan to address the needs of foreign-born residents. It also urged the federal government to compile more complete immigration statistics, increase the number of visas for foreign workers and pass comprehensive immigration legislation.

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