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Woman pleads guilty to bank fraud
Finger Lakes TimesMay 1, 2017

ROCHESTER — A Wayne County woman faces a potentially long prison term after pleading guilty to bank fraud Thursday in federal court. In a press release, ... The checks were drawn on an account at Canandaigua National Bank. In total, Field said Vogt ...more »

McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy'
Roanoke TimesMay 1, 2017

But the former governor said his acceptance of gifts and loans from Williams did not set off alarm bells “because I knew that it was completely legal under Virginia law.” In his testimony during the 2014 trial, McDonnell said there were gifts from ...more »

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Citizenship
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Texas law allows police to inquire about immigration status
Brownsville HeraldMay 9, 2017

With the passing of SB-4, law enforcement officials would be allowed to inquire of immigration status during traffic stops and also forces all law enforcement agencies to comply with federal immigration authorities. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald).more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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UK election: What it means for aid and development
EURACTIVMay 22, 2017

Britain will go to the polls on 8 June with aid and development spending under unprecedented scrutiny. Two years after the UK became the first major economy to meet the UN target of devoting 0.7% of gross national income to aid, the Whitehall vultures ...more »

Deportation
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Some LI Congress members not backing Sessions on immigration
NewsdayMay 6, 2017

Go after MS-13, yes, some representatives say, but threatening travel bans and deportation isn't the way to do it. They said people who are law-abiding but in the United States illegally won't want to cooperate with police if they fear deportation.more »

Undocumented Workers
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Do California's undocumented immigrants cost – or save – taxpayer dollars?
Sacramento BeeMay 3, 2017

As California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and other Democratic lawmakers gain national attention for the effort to make California the first state to declare it self a “sanctuary” for undocumented immigrants, a new report assesses the ...more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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The Trump administration has already botched its new programs on immigrant crime
Washington PostMay 4, 2017

The Trump administration continued its quest to criminalize and demonize immigrants in the United States last week, with the formation of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement Office (VOICE), which, according to the ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Homeland Security Wants to Deport Him, But One US Navy Vet is Beating the Odds -- So Far
NBC Bay AreaMay 23, 2017

After he served his prison sentence, Sotelo discovered he was being deported. That's because of a Bill Clinton-era law that expanded the range of crimes that could trigger deportation. They're known as “aggravated felonies,” and they include a wide ...more »

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