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Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration.

Nearly 300 women, children deported from immigration detention centers
Nearly 300 Central American women and children have been deported from family detention centers that opened in the wake of a recent influx of people illegally crossing the Southwest border.

Immigration law needs overhaul to deal with minor violations: R. Reis Pagtakhan
Last week, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander issued a statement setting out the federal government's opposition to Canadian municipalities becoming "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants. The sanctuary city concept is one in which a city agrees not to take action against illegal immigrants. In Canada, at least two cities – Toronto and Hamilton, Ont. – have declared ...

Feldman Feldman & Associates Now Offers Legal Help for Employee Immigration
SAN DIEGO -- via PRWEB - Known as the most renowned immigration law firm, Feldman Feldman & Associates now offers comprehensive help with employee immigration solutions. The law firm helps employees deal ...

Swedish Nationalists Rise as Record Immigration Stirs Backlash
The Sweden Democrats, a nationalist party that targets deep cuts to immigration, is poised to double its support in elections next month as Swedes prepare for a change of government.

Federal Contractor Being Blamed For Six Month Immigration Fingerprint Backlog
A controversial federal contractor is being blamed for taking as long as six months to collect fingerprints needed to proceed with immigration court cases. The company, which also administered the background checks for National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, was hired two years ago to collect biometric information, including fingerprints, for the ...

Immigration brawl turns to shrug
"It definitely doesn't show up in any surveys as a big issue for the right or left," a pollster says.

Obama weighs move on immigration
President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration.

Australian government defends detaining asylum-seeker children
Australia's immigration minister Friday strongly defended his government's policy of detaining asylum-seeker children in camps, saying it was "effective" in deterring others from boarding boats destined for its shores. Scott Morrison, who was fronting an Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into children in detention, said Canberra's tough immigration policies were helping prevent asylum ...

Immigration court speeds review of cases involving children
Advocacy groups raise concern about due process Baltimore Immigration Court, facing an increase in the number of cases involving immigrant children who crossed the border illegally, is expediting reviews to more quickly decide whether the children should be deported, according to attorneys with clients before the court.


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