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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 »

College students provide free help filing income tax returns in Springfield
KSPRFebruary 1, 2012

Students at both Drury University and Missouri State University will offer free income tax preparation this winter and spring. Here is the information for both. Students will provide free tax preparation through an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ...more »

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Citizenship
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Dems face tricky immigration choice
The HillFebruary 3, 2012

bolstered his standing among Hispanic voters by claiming immigration reform as one of his highest priorities. During his State of the Union address last month, President Obama called for Congress to resurrect the DREAM Act, even though lawmakers say ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Protecting member states or the rights of asylum-seekers?
European VoiceFebruary 9, 2012

But that pledge has become “a running joke”, says Claude Moraes, a UK centre-left MEP who follows asylum matters. “I don't know why anyone is taking it seriously.” There is a “political drag” from the member states on the asylum system because, ...more »

Deportation
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Illegal immigration pits law vs. mercy
Christian ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

For members of Churches of Christ, the Bible's instruction to obey civil law can clash with God's call to welcome strangers and aliens. “Most average Americans, including those in the church, have not taken the time to get to know the immigrants in our ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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DHS appoints public advocate for illegal immigrants
Washington TimesFebruary 10, 2012

(Dictionary law.com) CHICAGO, February 9, 2012— President Obama is an attorney. He graduated from Harvard Law School, one of the preeminent law schools in the nation. The president edited the putatively eminent Harvard Law Review.more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Russia's authorities to tighten migration legislature
Russia & India ReportFebruary 6, 2012

Source: AFP / East News In response to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's initiative to begin the process of immigration reform, Russia's Federal Migration Service (FMS) has proposed a plan to impose criminal liability on businessmen who hire ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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WND's 'Birther' Case Against Rubio Relies on Repealed Slavery Law
Big GovernmentFebruary 6, 2012

Vattel's Law of Nations has zero binding power on any interpretation of the US Constitution. Under the implied doctrine of judicial review per Marbury v. Madison and Article III, only the courts have the power to interpret the Constitution.more »

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