Post Tagged with: "immigration"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Big sale at Computer Mechanix in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Big sale at Computer Mechanix in West Asheville

Also, Asheville restaurateur Meherwan Irani plans to open up to 50 new restaurants in the next few years, according to Eater.com, and more.

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Federal immigration agents make Asheville area arrests, outcry follows

Federal immigration agents make Asheville area arrests, outcry follows

Community activists and several Asheville public officials criticized the action and called for support for the families of those detained.

by April 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
EAT OF THE WEEK: Wonton over the line, sweet Jesus

EAT OF THE WEEK: Wonton over the line, sweet Jesus

Stu says Red Ginger’s Szechuan wontons were so good, that they’re bound to become one of his favorite dishes for lunch.

by February 2, 2017 2 comments Asheville food and drink
Could Roanoke mayor’s anti-immigration remarks sour Deschutes on opening there?

Could Roanoke mayor’s anti-immigration remarks sour Deschutes on opening there?

In making his comments, Roanoke Mayor David Bowers may have pissed away a lot of goodwill building in favor of the city.

by November 19, 2015 31 comments Opinion
Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Do migrant residents’ connection to this region make them “part of this community,” or do they remain apart, as problems for the rest of “us” to solve?

by November 25, 2014 10 comments Opinion
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.

by November 21, 2014 12 comments Asheville politics