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Linex Legal (press release) (registration)August 1, 2011

The courts retained the discretion to waive any pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement, deemed prejudicial to any children of the marriage. Pre-nuptial agreements have been branded as a commodity for wealthy individuals to ensure that if their marriage ...more »

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InjuryBoard.comAugust 1, 2011

David McClain, principal at Kazan Law, since day one out of law school has been working for the underserved. After making a name for himself in asbestos litigation, he joined the Kazan Law team to continue this fight for justice. ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Deportation
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The two faces of Obama on immigration
The Guardian (blog)August 29, 2011

The effect is to make local police departments a primary gateway to deportation. Opposition to the programme reached new heights this summer with major newspaper editorial boards echoing the calls of local law enforcement, the nation's largest ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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US Alters Policy on Deporting Immigrants
Wall Street JournalAugust 19, 2011

The announcement comes as several states seek to pass laws to crack down on illegal immigrants, including millions who flocked to the US before the recession to take blue-collar jobs in construction, agriculture and hospitality. ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Q&A - Why statelessness destroys lives – expert
Reuters AlertNetAugust 30, 2011

Some live as refugees, others as illegal migrants. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad LONDON (AlertNet) - Tuesday marks the 50 th anniversary of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. Maureen Lynch, an expert on statelessness, explains the plight ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Quinn hits back against immigration checks
WBEZAugust 25, 2011

Data from the agency show that about half of those immigrants were convicted of misdemeanors, not felonies. The program has led to the deportation of another 34000 people not convicted of any crime. Voicing concerns about them, Quinn withdrew Illinois ...more »

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