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China vs. North Korea's Refugees
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

Beijing forcibly repatriates these unfortunates without giving them a chance to apply for asylum. North Koreans who are suspected of having met Christians, South Koreans or Americans while in China are executed or shipped off to the gulag.more »

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 »

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Citizenship
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Federal judge delays decision on state's immigration law
Sand Mountain ReporterMarch 2, 2012

The panel made it clear it wouldn't rule until the US Supreme Court releases a decision on a federal government challenge to a similar law passed by Arizona. The arguments in that case, set for April, revolve around a sweeping law taking aim at illegal ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Students raise asylum awareness
24dash (press release)March 5, 2012

Leicester residents who fled their home countries to escape persecution will speak about the challenges of the UK asylum process for a student-led awareness week. The University of Leicester's first Refugee Week, organised entirely by students, ...more »

Deportation
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A Love Stronger than a Border
Fox NewsMarch 5, 2012

Ana was hopeful everyone in her family would soon be free from "that fear that they will deport you at any time," she said. But she was quickly reminded of how the law works. Her nephew, a US citizen, talked her younger son into going to Tijuana for ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Imagine a day without a Mexican
Local 10March 2, 2012

President Reagan's 1986 immigration reform law penalizes employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers. This policy has generated a black-market business for fake identity documents. In less than an hour you can obtain a fake green card, ...more »

Exodus: Irish flock to 'Working Abroad' job fair
The New York Irish EmgirantMarch 6, 2012

By Andrea Meek Organizers of a two-day Working Abroad Expo at the RDS in Dublin had to close their doors early on Sunday, such was the demand from the Irish public to meet recruiters from Australia and Canada. RTE reported that the turnout for the ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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9/11 hate crime victim's kin become US citizens
Seattle Post IntelligencerMarch 16, 2012

SAMANTHA HENRY, AP Durreshahwar Hasan smiles after a naturalization ceremony at the office of US Rep. Rush Holt, DN.J., Friday, March 16, 2012, in West Windsor, NJ Hasan, the widow of a Pakistani immigrant killed by a white supremacist in a 9/11 ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Wealthy widow mistreats illegal maid. What's the crime, exactly?
New York Post (blog)March 2, 2012

Since when is it a crime to "encourage an illegal alien to live in the United States"? The Obama administration does it all the time. Indeed, the government has sued states like Arizona for trying to discourage illegal immigration so what is wrong with ...more »

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