Immigration reform en Services Mon. for Forest Service officer <p>Services are planned this week for Jason Crisp, the U.S. Forest Service officer who was shot and killed last Wednesday during a manhunt for a North Carolina killer.&nbsp; A visitation is planned this afternoon at a church in Marion. Crisp’s funeral is Monday at McDowell High School.&nbsp; Crisp and his dog were ambushed as they hunted for Troy Whisnant, who earlier had shot and killed his own parents. Investigators say Whisnant later fired at three other officers, who responded with deadly fire.</p><p><strong>GENERAL BACK IN COURT MONDAY</strong></p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:05:07 +0000 David Boraks 47054 at The Immigration Bill <p>After months of negotiations by a bipartisan group of US Senators dubbed the "Gang of Eight," a new 800-page immigration package has been unveiled. This push for comprehensive immigration reform has been called a "good first step" by some with others voicing concern about certain parts of the bill. The architects of the bill, including South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, are urging Congress to move faster to make a decision about the bill in light of the Boston Marathon tragedy and the immigrants who allegedly carried out the bombings there. We'll dive into the bill to talk about what it covers, who would be affected and talk to a Charlotte immigrant to find out how this would change their immigration status and more, when Charlotte Talks.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 26552 at The Immigration Bill Hundreds March In Charlotte For Immigration Reform <p>Hundreds of people marched two miles through Charlotte Wednesday to voice their support for immigration reform. The Latin American Coalition helped organize and lead the march.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:17:14 +0000 Michael Tomsic 25055 at Hundreds March In Charlotte For Immigration Reform Future Of Family Visas Worries Immigration Activists <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Immigration advocates in Charlotte are waiting anxiously for a group of U.S. senators known as the "Gang of Eight" to unveil their plan for immigration reform.</span></p><p>That plan may create a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally. But advocates are concerned that immigrants may also lose something as part of a deal – a chance to reunite with their families.</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:25:33 +0000 Michael Tomsic 24856 at Future Of Family Visas Worries Immigration Activists