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7:54 am on Friday May 31, 2013

Palmetto state is focus of immigration reform battle

via CarolinaLive South Carolina has become the newest battleground state over immigration reform. Thursday, one organization announced a campaign across the state to push for passage of an immigration reform bill. The ad campaign comes from a faith-...
1:00 am on Friday January 4, 2013

Thanks to new rules, group of graduating Marines become U.S. citizens (Updated)

Still image by Flickr user Rachel Ford James Update January 4:  The recruits and one sergeant were sworn in as U.S. Citizens on Thursday, just one day before graduation. WTOC 11 offers a follow up report and video (see it up top, or over here). The...
5:46 am on Monday May 30, 2011

S.C. House signs immigration bill, Sheriff Tanner speaks out against it

Flickr user AndYaDontStop An interesting development coming out of Beaufort in the wake of the S.C. House of Representatives passing of an Arizona-style bill that would allow officers to ask for means of identification to those they suspect of being...
5:01 pm on Friday November 26, 2010

Immigration debate takes on a new tone in South Carolina: Budget savings

Flickr user iampeas As South Carolina's statewide and local debates on illegal immigration continue, a second storm front appears to be merging: the impending budget crunch. An article by Yvonne Wenger discusses how South Carolina's current efforts...
3:53 pm on Friday November 26, 2010

Immigration debate takes on a new tone in South Carolina: Budget savings

Image by Flickr user iampeasAs South Carolina's statewide and local debates on illegal immigration continue, a second storm front appears to be merging: the impending budget crunch. An article by Yvonne Wenger discusses how South Carolina's current...
6:33 am on Friday October 8, 2010

In North Charleston, S.C. Senators gather for a hearing on immigration reform (update: forum report)

Update October 8: The Post and Courier went to the forum and has a report from the mixed-opinion gather; take a read here. First reporting October 4: Members from South Carolina's "Special Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration" will be in...
3:31 am on Friday June 12, 2009

N. Charleston police chief calls for immigration reform

Saying that a lack of immigration reform makes illegals targets, North Charleston Police Chief Jon Zumalt joined other police chiefs calling for immigration reform. Jon ZumaltZumalt went onto say that no one in his community deserves to be...
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