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MoI officer acquitted in visa forgery case
Arab Times Kuwait English DailyAugust 2, 2011

Duo not guilty: The Court of Appeals acquitted two Kuwaiti youths of kidnapping, swindling and stealing but fined them KD 300. Case files indicate an unidentified person asked the youths for directions to a cooperative society. ...more »

How Andy Haldane gets his haircut
FT Alphaville (blog)August 2, 2011

As readers will no doubt be aware, haircuts on secured finance transactions are impressively pro-cyclical. As prices on the underlying asset fall, counterparties start demanding extra cash or collateral to compensate them for the added risk. ...more »

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Uighur deportation casts doubt on Malaysian deal
Radio AustraliaAugust 22, 2011

If they did end up being deported, would that breach any kind of international law or would it just be a failing on their promise? THOM: Well, it does breach international law, non-refoulement is customary international law, so what they've done ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Poll: Likely voters still want border control
Iowa IndependentAugust 22, 2011

According to the latest Rasmussen Reports poll, “even as the Obama administration moves to slow the pace of deportation for illegal immigrants, voters continue to believe strongly that gaining control of the border is more important than legalizing the ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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VOICES: Obama skewers the immigrant justice movement
Facing SouthAugust 25, 2011

Individuals eligible for the DREAM Act, veterans, and victims of crime who are currently in deportation proceedings will, if the reviews are done as promised, have their cases stayed. The announcement was made in response to sustained, well-organized ...more »

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