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Congress manifesto stresses on development
Times of IndiaFebruary 1, 2012

If voted to power, Congress would lay emphasis on improving the poor law and order situation in the state by making police stations accessible to every citizen and setting up one mahila police station in each district, she added.more »

TripAdvisor rebuked over 'trust' claims on review site
BBC NewsFebruary 1, 2012

TripAdvisor has been ordered to rewrite some of its marketing claims by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority. The ruling follows complaints by hotels that the site had said that its holiday reviews could be "trusted". The ASA said it was concerned ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

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Bill on hold barring illegal immigrants from colleges
Gainesville TimesFebruary 1, 2012

Under Georgia's new immigration law, any person receiving a public benefit in the state must provide a document showing his or her presence in the country is legal and sign an affidavit swearing the same. Students enrolling in private colleges would ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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The Moment of Truth Is Near
Huffington PostFebruary 7, 2012

The raid, which was the largest worksite enforcement raid in US history, resulted in the conviction and deportation of more than 300 undocumented immigrants, the majority of whom were uneducated Guatemalan farmers. Launched in the waning days of the ...more »

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Mystery surrounds Takadrien Turner's deportation to Colombia
Today's THVFebruary 2, 2012

ICE also denies that Tika Cortez matched a name of a Colombian citizen scheduled to be deported. A federal law enforcement source also says they have jailhouse recordings of Jakadrien claiming to be Tika Cortez from Colombia.more »

Liquor store boss accused of paying slave labour wages
New Zealand HeraldFebruary 2, 2012

The workers at the centre of the allegations were all new immigrants from India and the Philippines who had traveled to New Zealand on student visas. Employment law specialist Max Whitehead said they were unpaid for up to a month after their start date ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Nine Texans sentenced to prison for buying guns for cartel
ReutersFebruary 8, 2012

US Attorney Robert Pitman said that in many cases, the Texas purchasers were paid a couple hundred dollars for buying a weapon and handing it to a smuggler, he said. "Firearms smugglers employ individuals in the United States with no criminal histories ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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No, the Fraser era was not a golden age for asylum seekers
Sydney Morning HeraldFebruary 1, 2012

Yet at this time the government estimated that 5600 Vietnamese refugees were emigrating every month. During the 1977 federal election campaign, six boats carrying Vietnamese asylum seekers arrived in one day. In the political frenzy that followed, ...more »


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