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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Immigration's stark reality
Daily HeraldFebruary 3, 2012

A couple of Utah politicos are rattling sabers about immigration, but their proposals only underscore their failure to face the facts. Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, has introduced a bill that would gut the sensible comprehensive immigration law that was ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Atlanta Fed: Illegal Workers Give Firms an Edge
MoneynewsFebruary 16, 2012

By Greg Brown It might seem obvious, but does hiring illegal immigrants give employers an edge over competitors? Or does the risk overcome the potential reward? Researchers at the Atlanta Fed took up this question and, based on data from the state of ...more »

Deportation
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Obama Amnesty: Deportations At Record Low
The Moral LiberalFebruary 8, 2012

Shortly after the story broke, Judicial Watch requested records on the deportation suspensions from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). After DHS stonewalled the release of records for nearly a year, ...more »

Robert Brake, local landscaper, indicted for illegal alien employment
KSDKFebruary 11, 2012

The immigrant workers were employed as part of the H-2B non-immigrant visa program, which allows employers to hire aliens to come to the United States and perform temporary, non-agricultural services on a one-time, seasonal, peak-load or intermittent ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Adoption Battle Over 5-Year Old Boy Pits Missouri Couple Vs. Illegal Immigrant
ABC NewsFebruary 1, 2012

His birth mother, Encarnacion Bail Romero, says Carlos was taken from her against her will while she was in federal custody for an immigration-related crime, and hopes to regain custody in a trial that starts later this month. "I'm his mother, ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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EU won't pay for Greece border fence
UPI.comFebruary 9, 2012

They were mainly from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh and most claimed asylum or refugee status. Frontex, the EU's border control agency that oversees the Greek Turkish frontier, says there are also numerous migrants from North Africa who use the ...more »

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