Immigration Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in March, 2012

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Normal trade with India ''tied'' to level-playing field
Business Recorder (blog)March 1, 2012

The Commerce Ministry has been allowed in principle to make appropriate changes in the defence trade laws in consultation with the stakeholders to allay apprehensions of the industrial sector for using these laws more effectively against any unfair ...more »

Metro: Anti-Obama ad at Clarendon rail station is protected speech and will stay
Washington PostMarch 1, 2012

wrote to Metro on Wednesday, asking that the ad be removed and calling it “an offensive advertisement disparaging the recent health law.” “This advertisement is inappropriate, disrespectful of the President, and should be removed immediately,” Moran ...more »

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Citizenship
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Alabama immigration law faces challenges in appeals court
WBRCMarch 1, 2012

Alabama's tough immigration laws will be challenged before a federal appeals court in Atlanta on Thursday. The eleventh us circuit court of appeals is scheduled to hear arguments on challenges to the law, filed by civil liberties and immigration rights ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Medical support set for undocumented migrants
The Korea HeraldMarch 7, 2012

The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday it will provide medical aid to undocumented foreign workers in the capital, who are not entitled to social security and health care insurance. The city government plans to cover surgery costs and ...more »

Deportation
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NOII Alert: Axe the Refugee Exclusion Act!
rabble.ca (blog)March 5, 2012

It creates a two-tier system of refugee protection, increases incarceration, denies and revokes legal status, and violently targets and expels refugees and migrants from Canada. - Conditional residency for accepted refugees: Asylum seekers who have ...more »

Mexican workers sue over firings from Bear Creek canning company
Appleton Post CrescentMarch 6, 2012

GREEN BAY — Sixty-five Mexican laborers were invited to northeastern Wisconsin to work in a canning company but then fired, effectively stranding them in this country, a new federal lawsuit alleges. Many workers also didn't receive overtime pay or ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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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 »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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Is Korea doing enough for NK refugees in China?
The Korea HeraldMarch 19, 2012

A Christian activist who helps North Korean refugees escape China to asylum says that his experience of government action has been disheartening. He points to an incident in 2009 where, he says, the South Korean embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam, ...more »

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