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'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

Federal judges troubled, baffled with Texas redistricting
San Antonio ExpressFebruary 1, 2012

Also ruled that the Legislature's maps could not be used without prior approval by Justice Department or US District Court in the District of Columbia under the Voting Rights Act. Texas could still appeal any new maps drawn by the federal courts to the ...more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Changes loom for Alabama's 'strong' immigration law
Opelika Auburn NewsFebruary 5, 2012

Hubbard expects a variety of bills to be introduced, from incentive-based ones to hire veterans, to incentives to lure industries, to making it easier for companies to conduct business in the state. “We have an economic development incentives plan that ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Cities use E-Verify while state considers banning it
The ColumbianFebruary 12, 2012

E-Verify, as it is implemented now, does not address problems associated with illegal immigrants working for private companies or jobs that pay cash and require minimal verification. Most employers have a choice whether to use E-Verify, and most choose ...more »

Deportation
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Lawmakers grill Napolitano on deportation practices, border
College TimesFebruary 16, 2012

Republicans accused Napolitano of using "prosecutorial discretion" in deciding which detained immigrants to deport, in effect supporting amnesty and DREAM Act policies that Congress has refused to pass. "Some people say you've given those people ...more »

Lure of jobs draws Haitians to Brazil
Bellingham HeraldFebruary 1, 2012

Now, the Brazilian National Immigration Council has begun a program to not only grant visas to Haitians who crossed Brazil's borders illegally before Jan. 13 but also to allow about 100 Haitians per month enter Brazil to work legally.more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Man convicted of killing a 15-year-old to be deported
KPTV.comFebruary 4, 2012

Now that Gilberto Arellano-Gamboa has served a 50-month sentence in Oregon for the crime, Immigration and Customs Enforcement will soon process and repatriate him to Mexico. Arellano-Gamboa was convicted, along with his cousin, of aggravated murder in ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Asylum seekers battle
TheMercury.com.auFebruary 7, 2012

"But I have a gut feeling he would be prepared to take the political flak if the call from Tasmania is loud enough." Already 300 refugees have been granted permanent residency after waiting at Pontville for their claims to be processed.more »

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