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Feds rebuke immigration tactics of Arizona sheriff‎ Published: Dec 16, 2011 "Sheriff Joe Arpaio's boundary-pushing foray into Arizona's immigration enforcement over the last six years met its most bruising criticism when the U.S. Justice Department said the lawman's office carried out a blatant pattern of discrimination against Latinos and held a "systematic disregard" for the Constitution. Arpaio, defiant and caught by surprise
US bishops bringing immigration conference to Utah‎ Published: Dec 15, 2011 "A three-day conference on issues faced by Catholic advocates of comprehensive immigration reform is scheduled for Jan. 11-13 in Salt Lake City. The conference is sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. The conference’s title, ‘Immigration – A 50-State Issue: A Focus on State and Local
New Ga. immigration enforcement panel to meet Published: Dec 15, 2011 "A panel charged with ensuring compliance with Georgia immigration laws plans to adopt rules for its operation. The Immigration Enforcement Review Board is set to discuss and adopt the rules at its meeting Thursday afternoon. This is the second meeting for the seven-member board, which was created by a new state law passed this year designed to crack down
US immigration: Silicon Valley start-up Blueseed vows freedom from visa to entrepreneurs Published: Dec 15, 2011 "A lot has been said, discussed and written about flawed US immigration policies and the consequent pains inflicted upon entrepreneurs and the US economy. Now, finally, a Silicon Valley start-up - whose favourite word is "visafree" - has decided to do something about it. Providing a solution is technology incubator Blueseed, which will be based on a ship
SF supervisors urge city to defy federal immigration holds‎ Published: Dec 15, 2011 "The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday (Tues/13) approved a resolution calling for the city to adopt stronger policies for resisting federal efforts to deport undocumented immigrants who live here. It is the latest move to support the city's Sanctuary City status and counter the federal Secure Communities (S-Com) program, a new database that
On Immigration, Polls Show Most GOP Voters Share Gingrich Stance Published: Dec 14, 2011 "66 percent of the nearly 1,000 people surveyed nationally said there should be a path to citizenship if the a person meets requirements such as paying back taxes and learning English. That goes further than Gingrich's proposal, which just allows people who – in the example he gave – have lived here for 25 or more years to work here legally, but not be on
Ex-NHLer Barnaby admits DWI but avoids jail Published: Dec 14, 2011 "Barnaby, a Canadian citizen who is a legal resident alien in the United States, may still face legal hurdles at the federal level if deportation proceedings are brought against him because of his guilty plea. Barnaby said he has retained Matthew L. Kolken, one of the region's most prominent immigration lawyers, should federal authorities launch a
Obama Administration Detaining Growing Number of Americans in Immigration Crackdown Published: Dec 14, 2011 "A growing number of United States citizens have been detained under Obama administration programs intended to detect illegal immigrants who are arrested by local police. In a spate of recent cases across the country, American citizens have been confined in local jails after federal immigration agents, acting on flawed information from Department of