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SC Treasurer Sounds Alarm About State Investments
News Channel 7February 1, 2012

He says the legislature doesn't need to pass any new laws regarding the state's investments; the current laws just need to be enforced. So who enforces those laws? "In some cases it's the treasurer; some cases the Budget and Control Board; ...more »

'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

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Supreme Court to hear Arizona immigration arguments April 25
ReutersFebruary 3, 2012

| WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Supreme Court said on Friday it will hear arguments on April 25 on the power of states to adopt tough immigration laws, concluding the term's scheduled oral arguments with a major case pitting Arizona against the Obama ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Lawmakers refute immigration law cost
News CourierFebruary 1, 2012

The cost-benefit analysis, written by Dr. Samuel Addy of the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, found the law could mean Gross Domestic Product losses of $2.3 billion to $10.8 billion, income and sales ...more »

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Rights group: Israel must end arbitrary restrictions on Palestinian residency
Washington PostFebruary 5, 2012

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A Gaza-born woman recently sneaked into her native land through a smugglers' tunnel because the legal route was blocked. A car mechanic who settled in the West Bank 15 years ago to raise a family lives in fear of deportation...more »

Pushing for Jobs, Visas in Oakland
Wall Street JournalFebruary 1, 2012

US Citizenship and Immigration Services, which created the EB-5 visa program in 1990 and authorized the Regional Centers beginning in 1992, mandates that the centers have a goal of attracting foreign investors and creating plans for employment projects ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Holder should require Cook County to follow immigration law
Washington ExaminerFebruary 1, 2012

For this reason, federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials place detainers on illegal immigrants convicted of crimes. When state and local governments release them from custody, they are placed in the hands of federal officials, ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Abandoned on the Thai border
Asia Times OnlineFebruary 10, 2012

The Thai government, meanwhile, has created new obstacles to international organizations that have long operated along the border in an apparent strategy to eventually push the refugees back to Myanmar. With no binding political agreement between ...more »


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