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Mandaric: tax charges are an insult to my family
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

The former Portsmouth chairman Milan Mandaric claimed that the tax evasion charges against him were an "insult" after 12 years in England in which he has rescued Portsmouth, Leicester City and Sheffield Wednesday from the brink of bankruptcy, ...more »

Bill would make it a crime for first responders to photograph accident victims ...
Shore News TodayFebruary 1, 2012

Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove have requested legislation that would make it a crime for any first responder to take photographs or electronic images, or make a video recording of an accident victim ...more »

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Citizenship
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Alabama Farmers Asked To Take Immigration Law Impact Survey
WKRG-TVFebruary 3, 2012

The state's controversial immigration law will be discussed at the 2012 Legislative Session which begins next week in Montgomery. (more) Alabama farmers are asked to fill out an online survey gauging the impact the immigration law has had on their ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Conservative Alternatives to the DREAM Act: New and Hardly Improved
Huffington Post (blog)February 3, 2012

Opponents to the bill frequently claimed that DREAM Act eligible immigrants, once legalized, would be able to petition on behalf of their undocumented parents, resulting in massive "chain migration." It is true that naturalized citizens can petition ...more »

Deportation
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Deportation hearing over Esher waiter's killer
Get SurreyFebruary 6, 2012

The Court of Appeal ordered the rehearing of the deportation case because of the way the law had been applied. It has previously been ruled that deporting Rocky Gurung, of Haig Place, Morden, south London, would interfere with his family life.more »

Pending Final Rule: Issuance of Full Validity L Visas to Qualified Applicants
ILW.comFebruary 1, 2012

Petitioners may apply to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for extension of petition validity in increments of up to two years, but the total period of stay may not exceed five years for aliens employed in a specialized knowledge capacity ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Sen. Scott Brown's Irish immigration bill could move forward soon
MassLive.comFebruary 8, 2012

Senators are currently working on a compromise on an Irish immigration bill sponsored by Sen. Scott Brown. The E-3 visa is currently available only in Australia. Brown's Irish Immigration Reform and Encouragement Act would make available 10500 visas to ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Students launch asylum seekers campaign
Catholic LeaderFebruary 1, 2012

"The 100 percent Respect: Youth Refugees and Asylum Seekers campaign was chosen as it was an issue that was identified as relative to many of the students throughout 2011," she said. "Refugees and asylum seekers is a major political, social and media ...more »

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