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Mobile Health Elder Care Apps Get Funding
InformationWeekAugust 1, 2011

... record with a tablet-based touchscreen assessment and care planning tool to improve assessment, service coordination, and outcome evaluation for frail, isolated, low-income seniors, including some with behavioral health or substance abuse issues. ...more »

Labor caught between Malaysia and a hard place
ABC OnlineAugust 1, 2011

Just like the asylum seekers. As this week's Essential Report shows, political support for the plan to trade asylum seekers for certified refugees at a rate of five to one has collapsed over the past six weeks. Q. The Government has recently made an ...more »

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President Obama's half-uncle arrested in Framingham
Boston GlobeAugust 29, 2011

President Obama's half-uncle was arrested last week in Framingham on a drunken driving charge, according to a spokesman for the law firm representing him in an immigration proceeding. ...more »

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Australia's high court rejects Malaysian asylum seeker deal
The GuardianAugust 31, 2011

Ever since, the issue has been at the forefront of political point-scoring, despite the small numbers of refugees: about 5000 have arrived in the past year. The opposition has called on the government to reopen offshore processing of asylum seekers on ...more »

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Obama announces new deportation law; questions linger
The Seattle TimesAugust 23, 2011

The Times notes that “The Department of Homeland Security will review one by one some 300000 cases” [“Obama's new deportation policy stirs Seattle-area immigrants,”, Aug. 19]. One by one, and there are lawyers involved. ...more »

Foreign Students in Work Visa Program Stage Walkout at Plant
New York TimesAugust 18, 2011

It appears, however, that the walkout at the Palmyra plant is the first time that foreign students have engaged in a strike to protest their employment. John Fleming, a State Department spokesman, said officials were aware of the students' protest and ...more »

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FACT FINDER: How police & prosecutors fight illegal immigrant crime
WSBT-TVAugust 30, 2011

ELKHART COUNTY – Last week's violent crime spree in Elkhart County has now put the spotlight on illegal immigrants and crime. WSBT's Fact Finder 22 team did some more digging Tuesday on how Elkhart County ...more »


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