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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 »

'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 »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Proposal from Kan. business groups goes against immigration guru's national ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

An architect of state and local laws cracking down on illegal immigration is a leading Republican officeholder in Kansas, but business groups in his home state are asking legislators to move in the opposite direction by starting an unusual program ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Asylum shopping and how AI earns its keep in Canada
Ceylon Daily NewsFebruary 11, 2012

The hearings into the asylum claims by the 76 Sri Lankans who were smuggled into Canada is expected to have a serious impact on Canadian political thinking and laws on the granting of asylum there. Stopping human smuggling ships became a Canadian ...more »

Deportation
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Honour crime
gulfnews.comFebruary 2, 2012

I was informed that in the event of a conviction by the competent court, the judge may deport me. Is it true that such an act may make the judge decide to deport me and is the presence of my family along with my children, who are still school children, ...more »

Legal Immigration Policy Changes Could Improve American Economy
Law Firm Newswire (press release)February 1, 2012

“The group that published this study suggested the government grant more visas in almost every employment category and I couldn't agree more,” Banerjee said. “Priority visas for foreign-workers with degrees in STEM fields and even more H-1B and H-2B ...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 »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Bloggings on Immigration Law
ILW.comFebruary 28, 2012

A more detailed, excellent description of the complex legal twists and turns that one can face is found in immigration lawyer Helen Parsonage's recent post about a man on the brink of deportation who was granted permanent residence only after an uphill ...more »

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