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Florida Tomato Pickers Announce New Deal With Growers To Improve Worker Conditions

Florida tomato pickers announce new deal with growers to improve worker conditions By Laura Wides-Munoz The Associated Press, October 13, 2010 http://www.latimes.com/business/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-us-florida-farmworkers,0,3587837.story A group representing Florida farmworkers and one of the country's largest tomato growers said Wednesday they reached an … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigrants Deported By Plane Hits A High

llegal immigrants deported by plane hits a high By Dennis Wagner The Arizona Republic, October 1, 2010 http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/10/01/20101001illegal-immigrants-return-to-mexico-repatriation-flights.html#ixzz117WANl60 A record 23,384 illegal Mexican immigrants voluntarily accepted flights back to their homeland from Arizona this summer under a repatriation program created … Continue reading

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No Opt-Out For Immigration Enforcement

No opt-out for immigration enforcement By Shankar Vedantam The Washington Post, October 1, 2010 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/30/AR2010093007268.html The Obama administration is making it virtually impossible for Arlington County, the District and other jurisdictions to refuse to participate in a controversial immigration enforcement … Continue reading

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2006: Migrants’ Remittances: The Good And The Bad

Columnists Posted on Thu, Sep. 28, 2006email thisprint this THE OPPENHEIMER REPORT Migrants' remittances: the good and the bad Andres Oppenheimer aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com When mayors of about a dozen Latin American and Caribbean cities met in Miami this week to exchange … Continue reading

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Colbert Sparks Debate About ‘Expert’ Celebrities

Colbert sparks debate about 'expert' celebrities By Laurie Kellman The Associated Press, September 28, 2010 http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gFW9Eg7mYwBj8U4iMymuYieQ_UvwD9IGSL6O0?docId=D9IGSL6O0 There are congressional hearings and there are comedy shows, and the twain rarely meet. So when a House panel on immigration combined them on … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Face Immigration Issue

Lawmakers face immigration issue By Sheil Byrd The Associated Press, September 28, 2010 http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/article/20100928/OPINION/9280301 Hearings set for this week at the state Capitol on immigration-enforcement proposals could be a preview of how contentious the topic will be next session. Several … Continue reading

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32 Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Federal Roundup

32 illegal immigrants arrested in federal roundup By Andria Simmons The Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 27, 2010 http://www.ajc.com/news/32-illegal-immigrants-arrested-641752.html Federal authorities have arrested 32 illegal immigrants in Georgia who had committed crimes or had absconded after a judge ordered them to … Continue reading

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Three Attorneys Sentenced To Prison In Asylum Scheme

Three attorneys sentenced to prison in asylum scheme By Denny Walsh The Sacramento Bee, September 26, 2010 http://www.sacbee.com/2010/09/25/3055410/three-attorneys-sentenced-to-prison.html#ixzz10q1kb4zy In a grueling seven-hour hearing Friday in Sacramento federal court, three attorneys were sentenced to prison for engineering a scheme that gained … Continue reading

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Obama’s Incremental Approach To Immigration Overhaul Falls Short Of Expectations

Obama's Incremental Approach to Immigration Overhaul Falls Short of Expectations FOXNews, September 25, 2010 http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/09/25/incremental-approach-immigration-overhaul-falls-short-expectations/?test=latestnews With comprehensive immigration overhaul off the table, President Obama and his Democratic allies have tried smaller proposals to provide illegal immigrants a path toward citizenship … Continue reading

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Report : More People Entering Canada Than U.S.

Report: More people illegally entering Canada than U.S. ISABELLE DILLS – THE BELLINGHAM HERALD POSTED: Friday, Sep. 24, 2010 More people are sneaking into Canada from the U.S. than the other way around, according to a border threat assessment report. … Continue reading

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Muslims Mass-Producing Children To Take Over Africa, Says Archbishop

Muslims mass-producing children to take over Africa, says Archbishop Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent Times Online September 21, 2009 http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article6841734.ece One of the most powerful figures in the Anglican Church believes that Africa is under attack from Islam and that Muslims … Continue reading

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Poll : Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Handling Of Illegal Immigration

Poll: Voters disapprove of Obama's handling of illegal immigration By CIndy Carcamo The Orange County Register, September 16, 2010 http://www.ocregister.com/news/illegal-266743-percent-poll.html Most U.S. voters disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of illegal immigration, according to a recent national poll by Quinnipiac … Continue reading

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House Passes Bill That Would Allow Lawmakers To Swear In American Citizens

House passes bill that would allow lawmakers to swear in American citizens By Jordy Yager The Hill (Washington, D.C.), September 15, 2010 http://thehill.com/homenews/house/119041-house-passes-bill-allowing-lawmakers-to-swear-in-american-citizens The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow lawmakers to swear in new U.S. citizens. … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Asserts Authority Up North

Border Patrol Asserts Authority Up North by David Sommerstein MCPR September 15, 2010 Listen to the Story All Things Considered [4 min 59 sec] Add to Playlist Download While national debate is focused on Arizona's immigration law, a quieter change … Continue reading

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Immigration Crackdown Steps Into The Kitchen

Immigration Crackdown Steps Into the Kitchen By Sarah Kershaw The New York Times, September 8, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/08/dining/08crackdown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss For a man facing the possibility of up to 30 years in prison, almost $4 million in fines and the government seizure of … Continue reading

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Justice Sues Arizona In Green-Card ‘Hurdles’

Justice sues Arizona in green-card 'hurdles' By Jerry Seper The Washington Times, September 8, 2010 http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/sep/7/justice-sues- arizona-in-green-card-hurdles/ The Justice Department has brought yet another legal challenge against Arizona, accusing the Maricopa County Community College District in Phoenix of illegally asking … Continue reading

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Brewer : Feds ‘After’ Arizona

Brewer: Feds 'after' Arizona By Andy Barr Politico (Washington, D.C.), September 8, 2010 http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0910/41884.html Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says the Obama administration is 'after' her state in an attempt to dodge criticism for its handling of the immigration issue. 'The … Continue reading

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Fds Probinfg Claims Of Bias Against Non-Native English Speaking Teachers

Feds probing claims of bias against Arizona's non-native English speaking teachers By Kerry Fehr-Snyder The Arizona Republic, September 8, 2010 http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/09/08/20100908arizona-teachers-federal-government-investigation.html The federal government is investigating whether Arizona has discriminated against teachers who are not native English speakers, state Superintendent … Continue reading

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Predator Drone Begins Patrolling Texas Border

Predator drone begins patrolling Texas border The Associated Press, September 2, 2010 http://www.kvue.com/news/state/Predator-drone-begins-patrolling- Texas-border-102064858.html Corpus Christi, TX (AP) — Homeland Securitys newest weapon began patrolling the skies over the Texas border on Wednesday. The Predator B drone took its first … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigration To U.S. In Sharp Decline

Illegal immigration to U.S. in sharp decline By Alfonso Chardy The Miami Herald, September 2, 2010 http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/09/01/1803885/illegal-immigration-in-sharp-decline.html At a time when immigration is a political flash point across the country, the number of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. is in … Continue reading

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