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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 »

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 »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Alabama judge casts doubt on harsh new illegal immigration law
Christian Science MonitorAugust 25, 2011

For example, birth certificates or other papers showing legal resident status will now be required at government agencies and from parents seeking to enroll their children in public schools. Law enforcement can detain people suspected of entering the ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Human trade
Herald SunAugust 5, 2011

The first boatload to reach Christmas Island following the deal to swap asylum seekers for Malaysia's refugees, includes 14 unaccompanied children. Ms Gillard is talking tough, saying there will be no blanket exemptions, but sending children to an ...more »

Deportation
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Obama's deportation focus shifts from gay families
San Francisco ChronicleAugust 23, 2011

"The administration has demonstrated it can prevent a married same-sex couple from being torn apart by a 'DOMA deportation,' " said Lavi Soloway, the couple's lawyer. He was referring to the Defense of Marriage Act, the 1996 law that bars federal ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Illegal Alien Employment Petition Submitted, Racial Profiling Questioned
KSPRAugust 10, 2011

2101-- that's how many signatures it took for the Ozarks Minutemen to get an initiative against undocumented workers in front of the city council. Under the proposed ordinance, all businesses in the Springfield city limits would have to check ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Minnesota cuts back medical care for immigrants
Twin Cities PlanetAugust 30, 2011

TCDP: In the case of an immigrant who is a crime victim, what happens under the new Minnesota law? Keller: Congress, in creating the U visa and VAWA, specifically said: We want to create an incentive for crime victims to trust the local police. Why? ...more »

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