Immigration

How Could 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants Ruin America?

What would deporting the 11 million illegal immigrants do to our country? What are the costs and benefits? What should our immigration policy be going forward? Find out how these 11 million immigrants affect our everyday lives and how their deportation would b...

Who is a Dreamer? Nancy Wants the World to Know

GV Wire attended the news conference Wednesday publicizing the opening of Fresno Unified School District's Dream Resource Center at Manchester Center. The center will provide resources for undocumented stude...

Protesting Trump’s DACA Decision on a Hot Afternoon

Hundreds gathered at the Robert E. Coyle Federal Courthouse in downtown Fresno on a hot Tuesday afternoon after the Trump administration announced the end of DACA. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program had protected about 800,000 young undocume...

From Washington: Denham on Water, Immigration

Continuing GV Wire’s coverage in Washington, D.C., we speak with Valley Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock/Modesto). We touch on what comes next for H.R. 23, the GROW Act by fellow Valley congressman (and offic...

Adam Schiff on Sanctions, Iran, Immigration

President Trump signed into law today (August 2) a bill sanctioning Iran, North Korea and Russia, albeit reluctantly. “While I favor tough measures to punish and deter aggressive and destabilizing behavior b...

What July 4 Means to Valley Immigrants

As America celebrates her 241st birthday on July 4th, GV Wire asked some immigrants, both new and old, what this day means to them. GV Wire has reported on the story of Thafer Kashak: a Syrian man, who along with his family, escaped the brutal regime of des...

Brandau’s First Hand Look at Syrian Refugees

For the past week, Fresno city councilman Steve Brandau went around the world to get a first hand look at how Syrian refugees are coping. With 11 members of his Northwest Church, the group traveled to Lebano...

GV Wire Special: Thafer’s Escape from Syria

In the next installment of GV Wire’s series on the Syiran crisis, we share the story of Thafer Kashak, a refugee from Homs. Once a thriving businessman, he fled his home country when the Civil War invaded his hometown. Watch Thafer’s (pronounced ZAH-fer) st...