There are many voices in the debate on immigration – even within a town of less than 8,000 people. As WhichWayNC explored Siler City, different opinions arose in the discussion on immigration, its impact, and the town’s past, present and future.
When Neal Kight looks at Siler City, he sees a turf war brewing beneath the sleepy Southern town’s quaint surface.
For Siler City, change came with the chickens. In the last 20 years, two large poultry plants attracted immigrant workers who transformed the small Southern town.
Hernan Sedda, executive director of El Vínculo Hispano, does not believe in the problems but the opportunities for Latinos in Siler City.
For decades, the United States has been known as the melting pot of the world — a place where, according to the Statue of Liberty, we welcome the world's tired, poor huddled masses that yearn to breathe free.