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Immigration And the Party Of Reagan Published: Dec 2, 2011 "Republicans have long favored the creation of a temporary worker program like the Krieble Foundation's "Red Card Solution," which Mr. Gingrich referenced in the last presidential debate. The Krieble plan would discourage illegal immigration and would allow the market—rather than the federal government—to determine how many visas are needed. Long before
Charge dismissed against Honda employee arrested under Alabama immigration law Published: Dec 2, 2011 "An attorney for a Japanese man employed by Honda who was arrested under Alabama's immigration law faxed a Leeds city judge the man's valid driver's license this evening, and the charge was dismissed. Leeds City Magistrate Laura Roberts identified the employee as Ichiro Yada. Leeds Mayor Eric Patterson stood by the officer's decision to arrest the Honda
85-year-old immigrant smuggler gets 2½ years in prison after surviving decades in the business Published: Dec 2, 2011 "An 85-year-old woman who led a female-dominated immigrant smuggling ring was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Thursday in a case that stands out at a time when larger, more violent organizations along the U.S.-Mexico border have muscled groups like hers aside. Felicitas Gurrola was charged with moving up to 80 people a month past border inspectors at
Immigration scam awareness campaign goes national Published: Dec 1, 2011 "Immigration services scams are getting so sophisticated that fraudsters now advertise online with websites that perfectly mimic those of official government agencies, federal officials said Thursday as they rolled out a nationwide awareness campaign meant to combat such practices. Officials from several federal, state and local agencies, as well as
Illegal immigration: Are Obama deportations truly aimed at 'criminals'? Published: Dec 1, 2011 "Immigration attorney Matthew Kolken is openly questioning the forthrightness of the Obama administration these days. He knows the Obama administration is in a tough spot. Congress is refusing to take up immigration reform, and the president is being squeezed between Republicans who claim he is soft on border crossers and Hispanics who say he has not done
Newt Gingrich’s ‘humane’ immigration policy shows he has better grasp on issue than GOP rivals Published: Dec 1, 2011 "Because of this position, Gingrich is feeling major heat. Some have editorialized his position as damaging. Others are calling it a "stumble." One conservative columnist, Thomas Sowell, wrote on National Review Online that Gingrich's position is "more baggage that he needs to overcome." But the former speaker is right. This country has become the greatest
Family Hopes Teen's Suicide Pushes Passage of DREAM Act Published: Dec 1, 2011 "Luna’s family hopes that his death will re-energize a push for the passage of the DREAM Act – a controversial bill that allows undocumented students who come to the United States before age 16 to become legal residents after five years by completing higher education or joining the military service. The legislation failed to pass earlier this year. DREAM
House votes to end country limits for skilled workers seeking green cards Published: Nov 30, 2011 "The House voted Tuesday to end per-country caps on worker-based immigration visas, a move that should benefit skilled Indian and Chinese residents seeking to stay in the United States and the high-tech companies who hire them. The legislation, which passed 389-15, was a rare example of bipartisan accord on immigration, an issue that largely has been