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Mexican Man Denied Entry to US for Son's FuneralObama proposes new rule for immigrant familiesImmigration Battle Addressed In Lucha LibreMiss. farming town's immigrants pray bill will dieMiss. farming town's immigrants pray bill will dieMiss. farming town's immigrants pray bill will dieOntario lawyer, assistant charged under refugee actObama proposes new rule for immigrant familiesState migrant laws on holdLucha libre using immigration to attract US fansObama proposes new rule for immigrant familiesBloggings on Immigration LawTucson's top cops join opposition to immigration lawLearning immigration laws to share the GospelFormer Phoenix Police Chief Harris opposes immigration law

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Separated couple awaits immigration law change
The Associated PressMarch 5, 2012

The federal law that prohibits many illegal immigrants from living in the United States with their citizen spouses has been criticized by President Barack Obama, who recently ordered the State Department to allow some families to stay together.more »

Separated couple awaits immigration law change
WBOC TV 16March 6, 2012

The federal law that prohibits many illegal immigrants from living in the United States with their citizen spouses has been criticized by President Barack Obama, who recently ordered the State Department to allow some families to stay together.more »

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Mexican Man Denied Entry to US for Son's Funeral
Fox NewsMarch 31, 2012

Attorneys for Fidelmar "Fidel" Merlos-López are trying to win humanitarian parole so he can attend the funeral, but say US Customs and Border Protection has rebuffed their efforts. Damien López died in a row house along with his cousin, ...more »

Obama proposes new rule for immigrant families
Orlando SentinelMarch 31, 2012

The new rule, which the Department of Homeland Security will post for public comment Monday, would reduce the time illegal immigrants are separated from their American families while seeking legal status, immigration officials said.more »

Immigration Battle Addressed In Lucha Libre
Huffington PostMarch 31, 2012

Then he points to the message painted on the backside of his red trunks: "SB1070" – a reference to Arizona's controversial immigration law. The crowd, some wearing masks of their favorite Mexican wrestlers, shrieks ever louder.more »

Miss. farming town's immigrants pray bill will die
NECNMarch 31, 2012

Law enforcement departments that don't comply would be subject to fines of up to $5000 per day. An estimated 45000 illegal immigrants live in Mississippi, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. The bill's chief author, Rep. Becky Currie, R-Brookhaven, ...more »

Miss. farming town's immigrants pray bill will die
Hattiesburg AmericanMarch 31, 2012

Their lives could change radically under the law. House Bill 488, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act of 2012, mimics tough immigration laws enacted in Arizona and Alabama. It has passed the House and faces a Tuesday deadline for ...more »

Miss. farming town's immigrants pray bill will die
MiamiHerald.comMarch 31, 2012

The conversation quickly turned to the immigration bill being debated in the state Legislature, and talk of what to do if it passes. Immigrant advocates mostly suggest they pray the bill does not become law. Vardaman's farms, packing plants and ...more »

Ontario lawyer, assistant charged under refugee act
The Sudbury StarMarch 31, 2012

Windsor RCMP said the charges follow a two-month probe into Zaher Immigration Law Office, which claimed to have branches in Damascus, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Riyadh. "The RCMP is committed to pursue charges against those responsible for the fraudulent ...more »

Obama proposes new rule for immigrant families
Boston HeraldMarch 31, 2012

The proposal is the latest move by the administration to use its executive powers to revise immigration procedures without changing the law. It reflects an effort by President Barack Obama to improve his standing among Latino voters who feel he has not ...more »

State migrant laws on hold
WatertownDailyTimes.comMarch 31, 2012

Republican state legislators in several states have sought to write laws that empower local police to fight illegal immigration. Those laws have not fared so well, USA Today reports. Federal courts have blocked them and they are mired in costly legal ...more »

Lucha libre using immigration to attract US fans
BusinessWeekMarch 31, 2012

Then he points to the message painted on the backside of his red trunks: "SB1070" -- a reference to Arizona's controversial immigration law. The crowd, some wearing masks of their favorite Mexican wrestlers, shrieks ever louder.more »

Obama proposes new rule for immigrant families
Los Angeles TimesMarch 31, 2012

The proposal is the latest move by the administration to use its executive powers to revise immigration procedures without changing the law. It reflects an effort by President Obama to improve his standing among those Latino voters who feel he has not ...more »

Bloggings on Immigration Law
ILW.comMarch 30, 2012

President Romney began his statement by saying that respect for the law has completely broken down in America, and can only be restored by the immediate removal of every single illegal alien, without exception. He also stated that our legal immigration ...more »

Tucson's top cops join opposition to immigration law
Arizona Daily StarMarch 30, 2012

Three Arizona police officials have joined other colleagues from across the country in filing a friend-of-the-court brief with the US Supreme Court expressing their opposition to the state's immigration enforcement law. The brief filed on behalf of ...more »

Learning immigration laws to share the Gospel
OneNewsNowMarch 30, 2012

IMMIGRANT PATHWAY Institute is a 40-hour Basic Immigration Law training offered in collaboration by Immigrant Hope and World Relief. This class surveys a wide range of topics in immigration law, including naturalization, family-based visas, ...more »

Former Phoenix Police Chief Harris opposes immigration law
AZ Central.comMarch 30, 2012

The brief filed on behalf of Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik and Harris centers on the law's requirement that officers -- while enforcing other laws -- question the immigration status of those they suspect of ...more »

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