No, the United States Is Not Full!

The President’s recent comments about the United States being full has turned quite a few heads. The insinuation of such a remark is that there is no space here for anyone else. No resources, no food, no energy, nothing for those who need help and assistance....

Changes Bring Hope not Fear

Time brings change; that’s a fact of life. Accompany anyone on a trip to the town they grew up in and you will hear just that fact. “I don’t remember that building.” “When I was younger this road was only two lanes.” “That...

Yes, There is a Crisis at the Border

In the wake of the President’s declaration of a national emergency in order to secure funding for his border wall, the ongoing debate has been if there is or is not an emergency at the Southwestern border. People on both side have their arguments. Those who want...

"Why don't they just come here legally?"

[getty src=”458184733″ width=”486″ height=”352″ tld=”com”] This is, understandably, one of the most commonly asked questions when we’re talking about the number of undocumented immigrants currently residing in the...

Immigration Questions: What is Catch and Release?

From time to time we hear new phrases or terminology in the news or we see it online, and since it is specialized terminology, we don’t entirely understand what it means. This happens a lot in any field, but especially in law and policy about immigration. One...

Preparing for our Cultural Shifts

It is putting it mildly to say that our corner of South Carolina has gone through substantial changes over the last few decades. Due to the ever expanding Charlotte-metro, York and Lancaster counties are the second and third fastest growing counties in South Carolina,...

Help Needed!

Do you believe in our work of welcoming immigrants, of showing true hospitality, and providing trustworthy legal counsel to immigrants in our area? The Carolina Immigrant Alliance is looking for a bilingual office manager (or two). See the complete job description...
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