Immigration Law News and Stories
Selma-Montgomery march, immigration law drawing young people, first-time ...
The RepublicMarch 9, 2012
Now 17, Rosaliano says she has been energized by her adoptive state's toughest-in-the-nation immigration law to become an activist fighting for its repeal. Rosaliano and nearly 1000 protesters marched on Thursday in the fifth day of a recreation of the ...more »
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 »
De la Isla: Will Romney deport himself?
NewsdayMarch 1, 2012
Most other states considering similar anti-illegal immigrant laws have abandoned them, concluding the costs were too high. Finally, if Romney were to win the GOP nomination and beat Obama, he could self-deport anyway after he does what he says he will ...more »
OUR VIEW: Get them licensed, make our roads safer (Poll)
Colorado Springs GazetteMarch 2, 2012
They do not like perceived lawlessness of illegal immigrants and often complain that they are completely undocumented and living outside of the law. So a new plan is underway that will help change some of that. A group called “Driver's License For All” ...more »
Alaska seafood industry fears new visa rules
TheNewsTribune.comMarch 12, 2012
The State Department is moving to halt visas that allow foreign students to work in US manufacturing jobs, which Alaska seafood processors say could create an employment crisis going into the summer season. By SEAN COCKERHAM; Anchorage Daily News ...more »
New citizens sworn in at Court House naturalization ceremony
St. James PlaindealerMarch 14, 2012
If married to US Citizen a person may apply after three years with a valid green card. If an applicant has served in the United States armed forces during war, that individual may obtain US citizenship without first becoming a permanent resident if ...more »
Appeals court judges pepper lawyers with questions about Georgia and Alabama ...
The RepublicMarch 1, 2012
"It's axiomatic that both the state and the federal government can both prosecute the same crime," she argued, adding that the law's intent is not to "persecute people." Opponents of the measure argued that immigration is a federal issue that shouldn't ...more »