Voters will head to the polls on Sept. 10 to decide who will represent North Carolina's 9th District in Congress. For Charlotte voters, it's also the primary for the partisan City Council race. Here are a few quick things to know before you head to the polls.
When people are booked into jail, their fingerprints are taken.
Local law enforcement agencies then send fingerprints to the FBI to check on outstanding warrants or a person’s criminal history. But the fingerprints don’t stop there, either. Under a program called Secure Communities, the FBI automatically sends the fingerprints it receives to the Department of Homeland Security, which checks for hits in an immigration database.
Immigrant communities across the U.S. were on edge Sunday as federal immigration raids were reportedly planned in several major cities. As of late Sunday morning, immigrant advocacy group Comunidad Colectiva had not reported any raids in Charlotte.