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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

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Romney, Gingrich focus on Hispanic voters in Fla.
The AdvocateFebruary 1, 2012

(AP) — Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney pitched their ideas for reforming immigration law and pushing democracy into Cuba and across Latin America as the Republican presidential candidates vied for Hispanic votes Friday, entering the final, ...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 »

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Dad killed, mom deported, WA student seeks asylum
The Seattle TimesFebruary 5, 2012

But a few weeks back, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials asked Okere to renew his Nigerian passport, worrying Okere and his attorney that they are clearing the way for his return to the country of his birth, a land he doesn't remember ...more »

Expats Flock to India Seeking Jobs, Opportunity
New York Times (blog)February 8, 2012

And those numbers don't include Americans of Indian origin who have applied for special visas. In the same period in Beijing, there was a 51 percent jump to 32932 Indian work visas granted. In the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, that increase was ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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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 »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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No, the Fraser era was not a golden age for asylum seekers
WA today (blog)February 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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