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Nigerian TribuneMarch 1, 2012

OPERATIVES of the dreaded Islamic militant sect, Boko Haram are said to have started combing fertiliser markets in search of materials to be used for bombs following the decision of security agencies to tighten rules on use of dynamites and explosives.more »

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 »

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Citizenship
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Nation's Toughest Immigration Law Stays Put For Now
NPRMarch 1, 2012

Despite the concerns of some immigrant advocates, defenders of the enforcement laws say they aren't aimed at imprisoning or deporting illegal immigrants. They largely are designed to drive illegal immigrants out of these states through ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Kenney should turbo-charge Canada's refugee system
National PostMarch 9, 2012

And they are one of the two biggest reasons that so many asylum-seekers make for Canada. The other is their comparatively high chances of acceptance here, and we can debate whether Canada's threshold for granting asylum is too low. But if a refugee...more »

Deportation
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NC deportation case highlights child welfare maze
The Associated PressMarch 9, 2012

That would be unfathomable to Montes, whose only brushes with the law were a string of traffic violations. "I don't drink, I don't smoke, I don't use drugs," said Montes, 32, who crossed the border illegally in 2003 to work on Christmas tree farms.more »

Undocumented Workers
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Three charged with disrupting immigration hearing
News & ObserverMarch 1, 2012

RALEIGH -- Three immigrants from Mexico wearing T-shirts that said "Undocumented and Unafraid" were arrested at a immigration hearing on Wednesday. They have been charged with disorderly conduct after a demonstration during a House of Representatives ...more »

Immigration crackdown impacts 11 million wanting the American Dream
HULIQMarch 15, 2012

In some cases, immigrants who spent years completing advanced studies here and had job offers lined up instead left the country because of quotas on employment visas.” The readers also described “shuttling between United States Citizenship and ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Kin of 9/11 hate crime victim become US citizens
KIRO SeattleMarch 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 — and their New Jersey community embraced them in return. Their neighbors and a congressman ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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British agents meet with US agents about cartels
Austin American-StatesmanMarch 8, 2012

Three undercover agents from the Serious Organized Crime Agency visited Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations Office in El Paso to learn about techniques on fighting drug cartels. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca) British and ...more »

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