Tag: immigration

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?

Illegal immigrants are criminals simple as that

Lucero Beebe-Giudices letter calls Alexandrias participation in the Secure Communities federal-local partnership a sell-out of democratic principles in attempts to resolve a federal issue. 

City services belong to taxpayers, not undocumented immigrants

In her letter Immigration Solutions Must Reflect Our Values, Lucero Beebe-Giudice of the group Tenants and Workers United cleverly attempts to mask the threat illegal immigrants pose in our society with the use of emotionally appealing words that evoke traditional American ideals.

YOUR VIEW | No crying for criminals

I was amused by the article, "Unfair Word Choice Regarding Immigrants" (December 22, 2009). From the point of view of my ancestors, the Native American Indian, the word "immigrant" did not exist only "welcomed but unwanted visitors" exist.