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John Morgan is looking more like a candidate for governor
News ChiefApril 23, 2017

A self-described “compassionate capitalist” whose business interests include law firms in 42 cities, insurance, banking, gambling, amusement, hotels and real estate, Morgan was a top fundraiser for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in their presidential ...more »

Police warn about 'Felony Lane Gang' strikes
Indianapolis StarApril 23, 2017

Aptly named, these so-called gang sneaks through the "felony lane" at banks, where they're furthest away from the teller window so they aren't caught in the act of cashing fraudulent checks. The Felony Lang Gang is not an actual gang. Rather, it's an ...more »

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Amid immigration setbacks, one Trump strategy seems to be working: fear
Chicago TribuneMay 1, 2017

"The decline at the border is not something that happened on its own — it's a reaction to concerns Trump is going to restore the enforcement of immigration laws," Krikorian said. "It won't last if that fear isn't realized, but if it is, if Trump ...more »

Political Asylum & Refugees
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'Take more refugees,' UN tells British political parties
RTMay 8, 2017

Llosa said committing to resettle an extra 10,000 a year is a “relatively modest” request, which the UK could satisfy if current refugee schemes are revised. The UNHCR representative to the UK also slammed the “strikingly high” amount of refugees and ...more »

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Malhotra seeking city grant faces deportation, disbarment
Odessa AmericanMay 3, 2017

Now, the Odessa City Council must consider whether to give Malhotra more than $68,000 in taxpayer funded grants to reimburse the law firm for improvements to his downtown law office. Ultimately the City Council will have to decide whether approving the ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Resolved in Philadelphia: Even undocumented immigrants have a fundamental right to earn a living
Philly.comApril 28, 2017

Philadelphia relies on its immigrant workers. We are the chefs, waiters, dishwashers, you name it,” said Lorenzo. “Some employers take advantage of us because they think they can. … While we might not be able to fix immigration, Philadelphia can ...more »

China Work Visa: Unified Work Permit Benefits Foreigners
China BriefingMay 16, 2017

In an effort to attract more foreign talents, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) has quickened reform to make it easier for foreigners to apply for China's work visa. Effective on April 1, 2017, the SAFEA rolled out a unified ...more »

Green Card & Naturalization
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Panel paints bleak picture of 'undocumented lives'
Wicked Local BrewsterMay 5, 2017

SCA, she explained, assures that “police not do ICE's job,” that a “Muslim registry” would not be allowed, that due process is followed with no unlawful search and seizure or detentions for immigrant related issues—protecting privacy, and civil liberties.more »

Waivers & Special Cases
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Trump administration seeking criminal history of Haitians
Miami HeraldMay 9, 2017

The revelation follows the creation of a DHS-run Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants, and on the heels of a recommendation by USCIS' acting director, James McCament, to terminate TPS ...more »


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