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Sri Lanka Arrests 40 Boatpeople Headed to Australia

Posted July 6th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Sri Lankan police have arrested 40 people, including one woman and two children, attempting to migrate illegally to Australia. Police say the arrests were made Thursday night as the people were boarding two small boats. Officials say the detained people are likely the victims of human smugglers. The arrests come after two boats carrying Australia-bound […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Much of Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law, but ruled that one of the more controversial elements of the statute could go forward. The court upheld the requirement that state police officers with “reasonable suspicions” check the immigration status of people they stop for other reasons. […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Much of Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law but ruled that one of the more controversial elements of the statute could go forward. The court upheld the requirement that state police officers with “reasonable suspicions” check the immigration status of people they stop for other reasons. […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Much of Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law, which was designed to make it easier for state police officers to arrest illegal immigrants. However, it upheld one of the more controversial elements of the law, which requires state police officers with “reasonable suspicions” to check the […]

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US Supreme Court Strikes Down Much of Strict Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court struck down much of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law, which was designed to make it easier for state police officers to arrest illegal immigrants.

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US to Stop Deporting Some Young Immigrants

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has eased enforcement of immigration laws for young illegal immigrants saying it is the “right thing to do.” Speaking at the White House Friday, President Barack Obama said the U.S. government will stop deporting young immigrants who entered the country as children and who have since lived within the law. The […]

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US to Stop Deporting Some Young Immigrants

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says his administration’s decision to stop deporting certain qualified young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children is the “right thing to do.” Speaking at the White House Friday, President Obama said it makes no sense to expel talented young people, who he said for all intents and purposes are […]

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US to Stop Deporting Some Young Immigrants

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the United States will stop deporting certain qualified young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Napolitano announced Friday that young immigrants who do not present a risk to national security or public safety and meet several other criteria will be considered for relief from removal from […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Arizona Immigration Law

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on a controversial immigration law in Arizona that supporters say is necessary but opponents say unfairly targets all immigrants. The legislation requires non-citizens to carry their identity papers at all times and makes it a state criminal offense for an illegal immigrant to seek work. Eight Supreme Court […]

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American Teen Returns to U.S. After Mistaken Deportation

Posted January 7th, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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An American teenager who was deported to Colombia after claiming to be an illegal immigrant has returned to the United States. The 15-year-old girl arrived Friday evening in her home state of Texas. Jakadrien Turner was immediately escorted off the plane for questioning by immigration officials, before being reunited with her family. Turner — who […]

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