Immigration

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 by Iran, North Korea, and Russia, this legislation ...

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...

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 Lebanon and visited camps for those fleeing from the Syr...

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 h...

Welcome, New Americans

An American dream came true for 827 new United States citizens. At the monthly naturalization ceremony, citizens from five different continents and 49 different countries took the oath, pledged to the flag and ...
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