Tag: immigration

My View: New Americans make big contributions

By Heather Peeler This summer, ACT for Alexandria engaged residents, donors and nonprofit leaders to understand their vision for Alexandria and the ways in which...

Letter to the Editor: Concerns about sheriff’s continued cooperation with ICE

To the editor: We continue to question the practice of holding detainees in the Alexandria jail beyond their legal custody period in order to transfer...

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office makes changes to ICE agreement

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office now requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody of inmates at the Alexandria Detention Center...

Letter to the Editor: Reject hate and incivility toward everyone

To the editor: What has happened to civility and good manners in Alexandria? This past Friday, two dozen or so people assembled themselves in front...

Juvenile Detention Commission for Northern Virginia terminates contract with HHS

The Juvenile Detention Commission for Northern Virginia isn’t renewing its contract with the Department of Health and Human Services after it expires in September...

Council considers ICE policies at legislative meeting

Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne made a presentation about city and regional U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement policies during the March 20 city council legislative...

Our View: A call for unity in the aftermath of tragedy

Though located in the Del Ray neighborhood, Eugene Simpson Stadium Park is home to every child who has played baseball in Alexandria. This was...

With opinion, Cuccinelli brings immigration back to foreground

Attorney generals memo to Prince William County prompts concern, confusion in Alexandria

Recent anti-illegal immigrant sentiments are disturbing

It is disturbing to note that many opinion pieces submitted by my fellow Alexandrians do not honestly assess the state of our nation and the world today.

Dont step foot in my city without legal status

As Arizonas official crackdown on illegal border-crossers gains momentum, where will all the scattering illegal immigrants end up?  How about welcoming them to settle in such sanctuary cities as Alexandria?
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