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Former county resident indicted for passport fraud

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A 62-year-old man who had been arrested on child sexual assault charges in California relocated to Henderson County and four years later fraudulently applied for a passport, the U.S. attorney's office said.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Senate bill tries again to require sheriffs to cooperate with ICE

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RALEIGH — The state Senate has passed a new version of a bill that would require N.C. sheriffs to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, two years after Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a similar effort.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Moe Davis and others oppose 287G, county partnership with ICE

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Moe Davis, Democratic candidate for the 11th congressional district, and four other individuals spoke to oppose Henderson County's involvement with ICE and the 287G program during public comment at the meeting of the Henderson County Board of Commissioners Monday.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Griffin pushes back on ICE critics

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Sheriff Lowell Griffin is pushing back on critics who have been telling the Henderson County Board of Commissioners that his office's cooperation with federal immigration authorities is either a waste of county money, counterproductive or illegal.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Griffin to renew ICE pact

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Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin announced Thursday that he plans to renew a contract to continue cooperating with the Department of Homeland Security through the 287(g) program. Griffin, who had said during the 2018 campaign for sheriff that he was not sure he would renew the ICE agreement, made the decision after numerous residents had appeared before the Board of Commissioners since January to express support for the program and after commissioners, last week, agreed to send a letter urging him to continue the program.   Read Story »

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