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Reportage: Looking to liability
Insurance AgeFebruary 1, 2012

Arguably, what the wide vista of liability reveals is that a broker's learning does not cease with their product knowledge. For Neil Grimshaw, director at Ravenhall Risk Solutions, educating clients on risks and building a long-term partnership is a ...more »

Letter: Strict gun laws make citizens safer
Knoxville News SentinelFebruary 1, 2012

If the writer is interested in facts, then he would have to admit that New York City's strict gun laws have actually kept the city's residents safer than in places with laxer regulations. New York and neighboring New Jersey have among the lowest rates ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Immigration law compromises human rights, safety
Daily Trojan OnlineFebruary 1, 2012

By Daniel Grzywacz · Daily Trojan Turmoil is growing between the California state legislature and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement over immigration laws. ICE's Secure Communities program requires local law enforcement to send detainees' ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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smugglers take advantage of weather
The AustralianFebruary 22, 2012

THREE boats carrying almost 250 asylum seekers have arrived in 24 hours in a clear sign people smugglers are capitalising on improved weather conditions and a policy gridlock to send a potential record number of boat people to Australia.more »

Deportation
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'TRUST Act 2.0′ would limit local cops' cooperation with Secure Communities
89.3 KPCCFebruary 3, 2012

It had begun moving through the Senate when US Immigration and Customs Enforcement director John Morton sent a letter to state governors terminating the contracts, whose language did not suggest the program was mandatory.more »

Undocumented Workers
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House panel backs verification bill on undocumented workers
Louisville Courier-JournalFebruary 2, 2012

A legislative staff memo said the bill's cost in undeterminable, but contained estimates that there are 30000 to 60000 undocumented workers in Kentucky. The bill now goes to the full House. Reporter Gregory A. Hall can be reached at (502) 582-4087.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 »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Bloggings on Immigration Law
ILW.comFebruary 24, 2012

She is also co-author of Immigration Law in a Nutshell and co-editor of Green Card Stories (www.greencardstories.com). As a member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (www.abil.com), a premiere group of twenty-one US lawyers, ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Romney needs to define immigration policy
Las Vegas SunFebruary 3, 2012

He's even gone so far as promising to veto the Dream Act, a bipartisan and humane approach years in the making, that would extend a lifeline of hope to young immigrants whose only “crime” was to be brought here as children, with no more say in the ...more »

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