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He legally hacks criminal minds
Times of IndiaFebruary 1, 2012

The cyber law in India is good, but police need to be trained adequately for these laws to be implemented. I've introduced a course at the National Police Academy in Hyderabad, and am getting top cops acquainted with cyber crime.more »

Gay marriage critics, supporters argue religious liberties, equal rights at ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

The Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing marked this year's first public debate on legislation to legalize same-sex unions, a measure introduced by Gov. Martin O'Malley last week. O'Malley, a Democrat, argued that the bill will grant necessary legal...more »

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Citizenship
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Liberals Stress Romney Ties To Ariz. Law Author Kobach
Investor's Business DailyFebruary 3, 2012

But to liberals he is notorious as the brains behind Arizona's tough anti-immigration law. They are betting that his endorsement of Romney will make the presidential candidate toxic to Latino voters. "He can't walk back his fondness of Kris Kobach, ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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No Free Pass For Illegal Immigrants
KSALFebruary 2, 2012

A proposal has been introduced to Kansas legislators by business groups and the Kansas Chamber of Commerce which calls for undocumented immigrants to be able to remain in Kansas and hold jobs legally. This bill would allow illegal immigrant who have ...more »

Deportation
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HIV disclosure to sex partners mulled by top court
CBC.caFebruary 8, 2012

Lawyers for Clato Mabior are appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada on Wednesday to argue that Canadian law criminalizes carriers of HIV — the virus that causes AIDS — and does not acknowledge variations in transmission levels.more »

People try to live normally, they do not cower at home
Irish TimesFebruary 4, 2012

Just before we clear for take-off, Cypriot immigration officers bring on to the aircraft half a dozen young Syrian men, handcuffed in pairs for deportation for overstaying work visas. Thousands of Syrian workers who cannot find jobs go abroad in search ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Federal MS-13 informant who lied about murders granted new trial
San Francisco ExaminerFebruary 1, 2012

Acosta was recruited as an undercover informant by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2005 and gave federal agents information about the gang's activities in San Francisco, including murders and planned murders. It was not immediately clear ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Bishops point to dignity for asylum seekers
Catholic LeaderFebruary 1, 2012

THE Australian Catholics Bishops Commission for Justice, Ecology and Development has called for a common vision among political parties in the approach to asylum seekers. On Australia Day the commission encouraged "the Australian sense of justice and ...more »

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