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Extendicare REIT Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-end Results
Daily Commercial NewsMarch 1, 2012

... a bill was passed that will reduce the amount of reimbursable bad debt for dually eligible residents from 100% to 65% over a three-year period commencing in 2013. The estimated impact of this change for Extendicare REIT is US$2.5 million in 2013, ...more »

U.K. Revenue Department Increased Tax Collection, Auditors Say
BloombergMarch 1, 2012

Britain's Revenue and Customs office raised 4.3 billion pounds ($6.9 billion) from programs aimed at preventing tax evasion in the five years through 2011, the public spending watchdog said. The National Audit Office said in a report today that the ...more »

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Citizenship
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Judge blocks part of Arizona immigration law
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge blocked Arizona on Wednesday from enforcing a part of its immigration law that prohibits occupants of vehicles from stopping traffic to pick up day laborers. In a preliminary injunction, US District Judge Susan ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Refugee defies deportation, seeks sanctuary at church
Washington Post (blog)March 5, 2012

The pastor has made it his personal crusade to get this group asylum by petitioning ICE and political officials since 2009. A House bill would let Indonesian Christians in the US apply for asylum even if they missed the deadline.more »

Deportation
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Taos family torn by father's deportation
Taosnews.comMarch 1, 2012

This man has no criminal record β€” this isn'ta family of law-breakers,” Montoya says. β€œThe last time I ran a stop sign, I didn't get deported. Where is the proof that Mr. Reyes is not a citizen? We don't know the circumstances of his birth, ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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YOUR VIEW: Birmingham News should dig deeper on immigration issue
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)March 15, 2012

Claiming that undocumented immigrants simply "do not bother" to apply for legal entry into this country fails to recognize that for many immigrants, access to a path to legal citizenship simply does not exist. The letter also neglects to mention the ...more »

India's strict visa regulations hamper entry of skilled foreigners
Economic TimesMarch 3, 2012

The main reason for this is the $25000 per annum lower limit that the Indian government has set for giving employment visas to skilled overseas workers. For Patargia, who has two years of work experience in Greece, an annual salary below $25000 is ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Kin of 9/11 hate crime victim become US citizens
KSROMarch 16, 2012

He had applied for a green card, but the application became invalid when he died. But instead of wanting to leave, the family instead embraced their new home β€” and their New Jersey community embraced them in return. Their neighbors and a congressman ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Chipping away at Arizona's SB 1070
Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2012

A federal judge has temporarily blocked yet another provision of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration measure from being enforced. The 2010 law made it a crime for a person to block traffic when seeking or offering work on streets.more »

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