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On Jan. 21, the Greensboro City Council voted 5-3 to refuse a controversial Judicial Assistance Grant (JAG) that would require cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. At their previous business meeting on Dec. 17, 2019, the council voted to hold a federally-mandated “public hearing” on the grant, in what Mayor Nancy Vaughan later called a […]

Many unsure what they voted for on Dec. 17, 2019 “There was no scenario where I would have voted for the City of Greensboro to have participated with ICE,” said At-Large representative Michelle Kennedy during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Greensboro City Council. “That, in my opinion, is the most ethically bankrupt federal agency that […]

*Editor’s note: Around 5 p.m. on July 10, Greensboro Councilwoman Michelle Kennedy sent this release to my email stating that she and other local elected officials in North Carolina have signed off on a call to abolish ICE. She added that she was “proud to have been one of several local elected officials across NC […]