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SC Treasurer Sounds Alarm About State Investments
News Channel 7February 1, 2012

He says the legislature doesn't need to pass any new laws regarding the state's investments; the current laws just need to be enforced. So who enforces those laws? "In some cases it's the treasurer; some cases the Budget and Control Board; ...more »

Rockefeller Supports Blind Trust for Members of Congress
HNN Huntingtonnews.netFebruary 1, 2012

The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act) says US Representatives and Senators may not use information they gain in their role as Members of Congress. “Elected officials have a duty to our constituents to be above board in ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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New Report from FAIR Finds Illegal Aliens are Leaving Arizona in Response to ...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 1, 2012

... a drop in the number of families living in poverty, and a decline in the violent crime rate. The data analyzed in Recent Demographic Change in Arizona provides strong evidence that illegal immigration is a highly controllable phenomenon.more »

Undocumented Workers
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GOP candidates' immigration fantasies
Sacramento BeeFebruary 2, 2012

Mitt Romney, for example, believes that the 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country will simply "self-deport" after his stepped-up enforcement of immigration laws makes it too difficult to for them find work. Under his plan, a national ...more »

Deportation
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Dead teen's parents fight for deportation
The Daily PostFebruary 4, 2012

Meanwhile, Rotorua MP Todd McClay said Tiumalu had a right to appeal the deportation order. "There is a legal process and the law has to be followed to the exact degree," he said. However, Mr McClay said he was confident Immigration staff would get it ...more »

Business condemns higher visa costs
Financial TimesFebruary 9, 2012

By Helen Warrell The CBI has condemned the government's decision to increase visa fees for working migrants and their sponsors as a “bitter blow” to UK businesses. In a statement released on Thursday, the Home Office announced that while the fee ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Leers gets tough on 'criminal foreigners'
DutchNews.nlFebruary 3, 2012

Immigrants convicted of a crime and given a sentence of at least one night in jail or youth detention within one year of their arrival in the Netherlands will be stripped of their residency permits, if new immigration rules become law.more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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NIQASH interview with minister of migration: EU treats iraqi deportees ...
niqashFebruary 9, 2012

In Jordan, there are 32000 Iraqis registered as refugees. But again, the total number of Iraqis in Jordan is much higher. In Lebanon there are between 6000 and 9000 refugees and asylum seekers and in Egypt it's around the same again.more »

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