Immigration http://www.kunc.org en U.S. Plan To House Immigrant Kids In Tiny Va. Town Rattles Residents http://www.kunc.org/post/plan-house-immigrant-teens-prompts-backlash-virginia-town The influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children to the U.S. has sparked a controversy in an unlikely place far from the U.S.-Mexico border: a tiny town in southern Virginia.<p>The federal government had struck a deal to house some of the migrants in an empty college in Lawrenceville, in the heart of Virginia's tobacco belt. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:01:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 57960 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Plan To House Immigrant Kids In Tiny Va. Town Rattles Residents A U.S. Border Shelter That Attracts Asylum Seekers Far And Wide http://www.kunc.org/post/us-border-shelter-attracts-asylum-seekers-far-and-wide You have no idea what some people will do to reach the United States until you hear their stories.<p>I've understood this truth ever since I went to Afghanistan in 2001. A man told me how he left his country without any travel documents and somehow crossed Iran by bus and foot, only to be caught in Turkey and sent back. He didn't give up, and a few years later came to visit me in Washington.<p>What I didn't clearly understand was how people in troubled nations finally make it here. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:42:00 +0000 Steve Inskeep 54799 at http://www.kunc.org A U.S. Border Shelter That Attracts Asylum Seekers Far And Wide Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed http://www.kunc.org/post/inside-state-union-what-president-proposed After a long spell of partisan trench warfare and gridlock, President Obama called for "a year of action" Tuesday as he focused on themes that are central to his second-term agenda. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:50:00 +0000 53723 at http://www.kunc.org Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed Denver Hispanic Chamber Previews Upcoming Legislative Session http://www.kunc.org/post/denver-hispanic-chamber-previews-upcoming-legislative-session <p>Business leaders in Denver’s Hispanic community gathered Monday morning to preview the upcoming state legislative session, which begins January 8th.</p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:22:19 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53276 at http://www.kunc.org Denver Hispanic Chamber Previews Upcoming Legislative Session Migrant Education Program Looks To Give Farmworkers’ Children A Boost http://www.kunc.org/post/migrant-education-program-looks-give-farmworkers-children-boost <p>Several hundred teenagers filed into a swanky event center in Heber in California’s Imperial Valley on a recent Friday morning. By all accounts, they look like typical high schoolers — smacking gum and texting away.&nbsp;The vast majority were Latino.

</p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Jill Replogle & Fronteras Desk 52180 at http://www.kunc.org Migrant Education Program Looks To Give Farmworkers’ Children A Boost