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Whistleblowers Sue FDA, Claim Emails Monitored
MedPage TodayFebruary 1, 2012

The FDA staffers are accusing the FDA of violating their Fourth Amendment rights, which protect against illegal searches and seizures, and their Fifth Amendment rights, which protect against abuse of government authority. Collecting emails to use ...more »

Regency Window fate still unclear
Plain DealerFebruary 1, 2012

Forty-three people have filed complaints against Regency with the Ohio attorney general's office since reports that it had closed without explanation. Emails sent from the Akron Better Business Bureau to Regency's vice president of operations and legal ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Kansas prepares for clash of wills over future of unauthorised immigrants
The GuardianFebruary 2, 2012

The coalition's counter-proposal is all the more powerful because it is coming not from human rights or Hispanic groups who have consistently sounded the alarm over Arizona-style laws, but from the business community to which the Republican party pays ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Syria: Nightmare of 20000 refugees in Jordan
ANSAmedFebruary 9, 2012

Several Jordanian groups have moved to offer assistance to Syrian refugees, who are believed to have reached 20000. But according to the UN agency for refugees (UNHCR), those who registered as asylum seekers are around 3000, double the figure announced ...more »

Deportation
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Deportation Factory: Convention Against Torture Motion
Salt Lake City WeeklyFebruary 2, 2012

By Stephen Dark The Holy Grail of immigration law has long been held to be a brief that would open the floodgates to Mexicans seeking asylum in the United States. In the wake of the five years of President Felipe Calderon's "war on drugs," the daily ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Criminalizing Immigrants for Profit
truthoutFebruary 7, 2012

Some growers even dropped a dime on their own undocumented workers, a process they called “drying out wetbacks.” Today those who remember the bracero program are in their sixties and seventies. Rigoberto Garcia, whose memories of his bracero experience ...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 »

Green Card & Naturalization
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APALC and FASGI provide free citizenship clinic for AAPIs in Historic Filipinotown
Asianjournal.comFebruary 4, 2012

“This clinic will hopefully help to demystify the entire process to becoming a naturalized citizen for members of the Filipino American community.” The clinic will help green card holders determine if they are eligible to become citizens, ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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The Bigotry of Low Expectations of Muslim Immigrants by an Imam
The PropagandistFebruary 1, 2012

He does so while also seeming to partly blame the government that accepted this immigrant family in the first place. 'I talked about domestic violence and honour killing. That this is absolutely horrible crimes that in Muslim may come and see this as ...more »

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