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Mandaric: tax charges are an insult to my family
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

The former Portsmouth chairman Milan Mandaric claimed that the tax evasion charges against him were an "insult" after 12 years in England in which he has rescued Portsmouth, Leicester City and Sheffield Wednesday from the brink of bankruptcy, ...more »

Medicare program's enrollment up, premiums down
USA TODAYFebruary 1, 2012

That continues a trend for the Medicare Advantage program that counters the negative predictions of opponents of the 2010 health care law, who said enrollment would drop and premiums would rise. "Premiums are down on average, enrollment is up, ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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State seeks farmers', agribusinesses' input on immigration law effect
al.com (blog)February 1, 2012

Some of the difficulty in finding help may be the result of the state's immigration law. To get a feel of current and potential labor shortages, the Alabama Agribusiness Council has created an online survey for farmers, producers and agribusinesses.more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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UN refugee convention is decades out of date
The West Australian (blog)February 1, 2012

As I pointed out, Indonesia is not a signatory to the 1951 United Nations refugee convention, has no responsibility to accept anyone claiming asylum at its borders and is completely at liberty to put any suspicious arrivals back on the next plane to ...more »

Deportation
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Feds: Teen injured in pileup won't be deported
WJXT JacksonvilleFebruary 1, 2012

"Reports of her facing deportation are completely false." "ICE's stated priorities include convicted criminals, immigration fugitives, repeat immigration law violators and recent border crossers," Gonzalez said in a written statement.more »

Undocumented Workers
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Commentary: Big business courts undocumented workers for a reason
Kansas City StarFebruary 2, 2012

The case of Martinez illustrates why immigration flows continue, despite all the people angry at law-breaking immigrants who don't "play by the rules." Big business is getting paid off the backs of immigrants like Martinez.more »

Home Ministry institutes new visa measures
Stabroek NewsFebruary 9, 2012

By Stabroek staff | 0 Comments | Local | Thursday, February 9, 2012 The Ministry of Home Affairs has implemented new procedures governing the issuance of visas for visitors, employment, students and business persons. These new procedures which took ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Citizenship applicant must reveal arrest
New York Daily NewsFebruary 3, 2012

Q. How long until my wife can get her green card. I am a permanent resident. I petitioned for my wife seven months ago. She is abroad and I would like to bring her here as quickly as possible. What is the fastest way? A. Unless you can naturalize, ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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New Report from FAIR Finds Illegal Aliens are Leaving Arizona in Response to ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Arizona has effectively reversed the flow of illegal immigration by instituting state policies designed to discourage illegal aliens from settling or remaining in the state. A new study by the Federation for American ...more »

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