Tim Kaine’s statement on President’s immigration policy

Friday, June 15, 2012

Richmond, VA – Tim Kaine released the following statement today in response to the announced policy by the Obama Administration that it will end the deportation of young people who were illegally brought to the United States of America before they turned 16, and allow for their applications for work permits. “Today’s decision is an […]

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U.S. Senator Mark Warner paints a messy picture of Washington politics to new citizens

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

U.S. Senator Mark Warner paints a messy picture of Washington politics to new citizens

As part of the naturalization ceremony for 45 new United States citizens Virginia’s U.S. Senator Mark Warner gave them a lesson in Washington DC gridlock. “Where I work right now it is kind of crazy,” Warner told the new citizens who took their oath Friday at the Poff Federal Building. Warner explained that in the […]

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New U.S. citizen sees natural-born citizens take opportunities for granted

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

New U.S. citizen sees natural-born citizens take opportunities for granted

Among the 45 soon-to-be U.S. citizens was 28 year-old Iranian born Sepideh Bigdeli. She is a student at Virginia Tech studying for her Masters Degree in Architecture. Having lived in the United States for almost nine years Bigdeli “came to realization that many people take things for granted in this country. Things that may seem […]

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