Trump supports bill to cut legal immigration by half; Planned Parenthood to spend $3 million on Northam campaign

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, Aug. 3.

President Donald Trump announced support for a bill that would cut legal immigration by half in the next 10 years, accepting new immigrants based on “merit” by giving preference to those who speak English and have skills the U.S. workforce is seeking.
(The Washington Post)

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia will spend $3 million to support Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam’s campaign.
(The Washington Post)

A new coworking office, Spaces, will open in Rosslyn in November.

A man has been arrested for allegedly holding a woman two children captive in his Fredericksburg home for two years.
(Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)

AJ Team Realty of Keller Williams recently appeared on an episode of HGTV’s House Hunters set in Lake Ridge. The real estate agency donated $1,000 for every time the episode was mentioned on social media to local nonprofit Action in Community Through Service.
(What’s Up Woodbridge)