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Health Law Alert: Providers Beware: OIG Alert Highlights FCA Liability Under ...
JD Supra (press release)March 1, 2012

A recent OIG Alert highlights potential False Claims Act (FCA) liability for physicians whose services are billed to Medicare under an independent contractor reassignment. The February 8, 2012, Alert titled, "OIG Alerts Physicians To Exercise Caution ...more »

TEXT: S&P Assigns Bellisio Foods Inc. 'B' Issue-Level Ratings
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

We are withdrawing the ratings on the company's prior senior secured credit facilities, as well as our preliminary 'B' corporate credit rating on Bellisio Parent LLC, Bellisio Foods Inc.'s new parent company, following our review of the final legal...more »

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OUR VIEW: Waiting for a precedent on immigration
Gadsden TimesMarch 4, 2012

Those who were hoping for quick action from the US 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Alabama's controversial immigration law are going to have to display some. Alabama and Georgia officials last week got an opportunity to defend their respective ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Indian Hegemony In Nepal - OpEd
Eurasia ReviewMarch 7, 2012

The first batch of refugees were loaded on trucks and dropped at the Indo-Nepal border near Kakarbhitta. The other refugees followed later. Why did India deny asylum to the Bhutanese Refugees when it had allowed Tibetan and Bangladeshi Refugees?more »

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Model Student Faces Deportation as DREAM Act Remains Pending
Daily NexusMarch 1, 2012

By Erika Martin UCSB student Cindy Reyna, who was taken into custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail last Thursday after being unable to produce American identification at a DUI checkpoint in Goleta, is now being held in an Immigration and Customs...more »

Undocumented Workers
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VIEWPOINT: Do I look illegal?
The Birmingham News - (blog)March 4, 2012

And it's not just Latinos and undocumented immigrants who are being hurt. Studies show the state and its communities will lose tens of thousands of jobs, billions in economic activity each year and as much as $1 million each day in needed tax revenues.more »

Mexican workers file suit against Bear Creek company
Appleton Post CrescentMarch 6, 2012

Sixty-five Mexican laborers were invited to Northeastern Wisconsin to work in a canning company but then fired, which effectively stranded them in this country, according to a new federal lawsuit. Many workers also didn't receive overtime pay or were ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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How Russell Brand could face ban from the States over felony charge...
Daily MailMarch 16, 2012

The route to citizenship for a spouse takes three years but this increases to five for an immigrant who is not married to an American. They need to have lived in the US with a green card for five years, which Russell hasn't yet chalked up.more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Budget, crime under scrutiny at Milford selectman debate
Wicked LocalMarch 2, 2012

By Brian Benson/Daily News staff Meeting last night in their first public forum as selectman candidates, incumbent Dino DeBartolomeis underscored municipal finances while challenger Michael Denice emphasized crime and illegal immigration as among the ...more »


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