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Voters Doubt Police Tax Promises
fox4kc.comMarch 1, 2012

Our goal is to work at problem solving to prevent the crimes from happening, prevent the situations, so that's the whole key to this. Proactive policing is preventing crime from occurring.” If the tax (which is $0.3629 per $100 of assessed valuation) ...more »

AMR wins right to hire bankruptcy advisers
CBS NewsMarch 1, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines says a federal judge approved its hiring of legal, business and financial advisers to help steer the company through reorganization under bankruptcy protection. Sean Collins, a spokesman for American parent AMR ...more »

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Citizenship
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Cristina Rodriguez Could Be Yale Law School's First Tenured Hispanic Professor ...
Huffington PostMarch 1, 2012

Rodriguez has taught at New York University Law School since 2004; including courses in Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, and Comparative Constitutional Adjudication. She received her BA in History from Yale College and JD from Yale Law School.more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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'Loud diplomacy' working in Japan
Asia Times OnlineMarch 6, 2012

Two of Japan's most powerful politicians, former prime minister Naoto Kan and kingmaker Ichiro Ozawa, who both command large ranks of lawmakers, have also been making statements that, if uttered by foreigners a year ago, would have been deemed ...more »

Deportation
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Miami Valedictorian Faces Deportation
KJCT8.comMarch 4, 2012

By John CouwelsCNN (CNN) -- An immigration judge has ruled two teenage girls, including a Miami high school valedictorian, are to be deported for being in the country illegally. Daniela Pelaez, 18, and her sister Dayana came to the United States with ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Theater preview: Rep lifts 'Curtain'
U-T San DiegoMarch 9, 2012

Kinan Valdez (left) and Vivia Font play a pair of undocumented immigrants in the San Diego Repertory Theatre world premiere of Matthew Spangler's "Tortilla Curtain," based on a novel by TC Boyle. — Daren Scott The pair of struggling immigrants in ...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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KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - 9/11 hate crime victim's kin ...
KTVNMarch 16, 2012

Holt first lobbied for Hasan to be considered a victim of the 9/11 attacks, but then got a bill passed in 2004 granting the family permanent residency. They became eligible for citizenship after holding green cards for five years.more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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US unveils reform-minded immigration facility
KIII TV3March 14, 2012

She said that the Obama administration should scrap US policy adopted in 2005 of detaining nearly all immigration offenders, and instead only lock up only those considered most-dangerous, including any with past criminal records.more »

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