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Supreme Court reaffirms pro-arbitration stance
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

In Compucredit Corp v Greenwood the Supreme Court held that claims brought under the Credit Repair Organisations Act are arbitrable and that arbitration agreements subject to the act must be enforced.(1) While Compucredit concerned domestic ...more »

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 »

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Mississippi plans immigration law; court to review others
Plain DealerMarch 1, 2012

... will see more action in the coming days, with Mississippi considering an Alabama-style immigration crackdown bill and a federal appeals court set to consider today whether the Alabama law, and a similar one in Georgia, are constitutional.more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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UN official calls EU's asylum system 'extremely dysfunctional'
EurActivMarch 21, 2012

António Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, told a Brussels audience yesterday (20 April) that the European Union's asylum system was "extremely dysfunctional" and that he didn't believe that reforms could meet a December 2012 target.more »

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S. Korean 'breached' immigration law
Jakarta PostMarch 9, 2012

The Palu immigration office in Central Sulawesi is recommending the deportation of a South Korean national saying that he had breached the Immigration Law. Palu immigration office chief Arman Andrya said that the foreigner, identified as Shon Jin Kyua, ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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3 Charged With Disrupting Immigration Hearing
HispanicBusiness.comMarch 1, 2012

Three immigrants from Mexico wearing T-shirts that said "Undocumented and Unafraid" were arrested at a legislative immigration hearing in Raleigh, NC, on Wednesday. They have been charged with disorderly conduct after a demonstration during a House of ...more »

Employers ordered to pay back foreign staff
Rapid City JournalMarch 4, 2012

The employment must be temporary, such as seasonal work. It requires the employer to attest to the Department of Labor it will offer a wage that equals or exceeds the highest of the prevailing wage. The H-2B program also establishes certain recruitment ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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24% of US Child Have at least One immigrant Parent and More Immigration Facts
Hispanically Speaking NewsMarch 23, 2012

The fact sheet provides the most recent top facts and figures on the nation's immigrant, non-immigrant, refugee and asylum-seeking populations as well as data on enforcement, naturalization and other topics. As such, it's a great resource for reporters ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Protesters arrested at legislative hearing on immigration
Winston-Salem JournalMarch 1, 2012

George Cleveland, R-Onslow, equated illegal immigration with drug and gun crime. "My name is Uriel Alberto. I am undocumented, unafraid and unashamed! I refuse to be bullied and intimidated by this committee and choose to empower my community," he said ...more »


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