Nick Miroff writes
in the Washington Post:
Since the day one year ago when Prince William County supervisors launched their crackdown on illegal immigration, the gulf between the Olivers` relief and Gonzalez`s dejection has narrowed little, and possibly widened.At least there is one thing partisans on both sides agree on: Hispanic immigrants are leaving Prince William. Whether their departure has improved the county`s quality of life, or pushed its already strained economy further downward, is the new topic of contention driven largely by views of whether the presence of immigrants was a good thing in the first place.
Prince William County
is a fairly diverse community that has grown very rapidly in recent years. What I think is important here is this shows what can be done on a local level with determined leadership.