Current round of anti-immigrant laws leave country in state of flux

With the advent of Trump’s Travel and Muslim Bans, discussion about immigration to the United States has become more of a hot button issue and nowhere is this more evident than in the national conversation surrounding refugee resettlement. Recently, many organizations have stepped to the forefront when it comes to raising their voices about the legal issues refugees face upon arrival in the U.S.

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NC Dreamers affected by Trump’s DACA rescission

Donald Trump wants to deport all undocumented people in the United States. More than 800,000 of these people are Dreamers, undocumented individuals who either came to the U.S. very young or were born here and have received DACA grants that allow them to stay and work and attend college. With Trump’s rescission of this DACA program, these Dreamers face deportation from the only home they’ve ever known.

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Stand with Standing Rock: Rally in Asheville focuses on Dakota Access Pipeline

In Asheville, a large group of individuals gathered at Vance Monument to express solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux. They stand firmly against the North Dakota Pipeline that President Donald Trump is eager to push forth.

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