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Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The arbitration clause in the contract provided that if the defendant was the complainant in the dispute, the dispute was to be referred for final resolution to the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ...more »

Judge to rule on 'practical farmer' law
Charleston GazetteMarch 1, 2012

"We're in the business of bottling water. It is what it is. It's food management." The constitution, however, conflicts with the 1911 law in terms of who should be eligible to take part in an election, Helmick's lawyer, Alex Macia said.more »

Immigration Law News and Stories

Citizenship
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Separated couple awaits immigration law change
WREX-TVMarch 6, 2012

The federal law that prohibits many illegal immigrants from living in the United States with their citizen spouses has been criticized by President Barack Obama, who recently ordered the State Department to allow some families to stay together.more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Nuclear fear not enough for asylum
National PostMarch 2, 2012

The Immigration and Refugee Board has rejected the claim of a Japanese woman who sought asylum in Canada last year because she feared radiation leaked from the earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant. The would-be nuclear refugee had argued her life ...more »

Deportation
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UCSB Student Faces Deportation
Santa Barbara IndependentMarch 1, 2012

Her supporters point out that Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano recently stated that immigrants eligible for DREAM Act provisions are not a priority for deportation. Recently approved at the federal level, the DREAM Act allows illegal ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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SC law lets farmworkers, nannies sidestep immigration checks
The StateMarch 18, 2012

If deterring illegal immigration is the reason for the bill, then the loophole defeats its purpose, said Frank Knapp, executive director of the SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce. “When you think of businesses that attract undocumented workers, ...more »

Sauerkraut Workers Protest Their Canning
Courthouse News ServiceMarch 2, 2012

(CN) - In a federal class action, 66 Mexican citizens with visas to work in the United States claim the world's largest sauerkraut factory fired them when faced with the prospect that it might have to pay them higher wages.more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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9/11 hate crime victim's kin become US citizens
Central Florida News 13March 17, 2012

J., Friday, March 16, 2012, in West Windsor, NJ Hasan, the widow of a Pakistani immigrant killed by a white supremacist in a 9/11 revenge attack became a US citizen along with her daughters Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By SAMANTHA HENRY, ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Miss. gov backs immigration-enforcement proposal
Coshocton TribuneMarch 1, 2012

But look at the crime and violence that we now see in Mexico," Republican Bryant said at the Capitol. "The border — south of these United States lies a country that seems to be in chaos." Bryant, who became governor in January, said some people ...more »

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