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2014-06-24 23:12:18

Immigration Voice members from across the country will meet with lawmakers about the urgent need for reform. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 On June 23rd and 24th, high-skilled immigrants from across the country will converge on Capitol Hill to press for common sense immigration reform that will end green card backlogs for employment-based immigrants. The event is organized by Immigration Voice, the national grassroots organization of legal, high-skilled immigrants living and...

2014-05-14 12:27:47

TORONTO, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Current immigration policies overlook the unique challenges faced by immigrant children, resulting in higher dropout rates for those arriving in Canada as teenagers, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Don't Forget the Kids: How Immigrant Policy Can Help Immigrant's Children," authors Colin Busby and Miles Corak assert that various government policies do not take children's prospects into account, including the Temporary Foreign Workers...

2014-04-16 23:03:21

Nearly 100% of California’s Population Growth Due to Mass Immigration and Births to Immigrants Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) launched TV ads today across California leading up to Tuesday’s Earth Day celebration. The ads are running in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco on multiple TV networks in each market and will continue through April 22nd, Earth Day. The TV ads feature a child asking the audience: “If...

2014-03-04 16:24:03

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that providing education, health care, law enforcement, and social and government services to illegal aliens and their dependents costs North Carolina taxpayers more than $2 billion a year - an increase of some $700 million since 2008. These costs - that do not include federal outlays - amount to a $578 a year burden per North Carolina household headed by a...

2014-02-18 23:30:09

Immigration Voice members from across the country will meet with lawmakers about the urgent need for reform Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 On March 3rd and 4th, high-skilled immigrants from across the country will converge on Capitol Hill to press for common sense immigration reform that will end green card backlogs for employment-based immigrants. The event is organized by Immigration Voice, the national grassroots organization of legal, high-skilled immigrants living and...

2014-02-07 16:23:37

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dayton's leading business and civic leaders came together to express their ongoing support for comprehensive immigration reform and provide an update on the recently released Republican Standards for Immigration ?Reform. Participants including: Matt Joseph, Dayton Commissioner; Richard Biehl, Dayton Chief of Police; Chris Kershner, Vice President of Public Policy and Economic Development for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce; and Steven Lyons,...

2013-08-12 10:00:17

Immigration judges should be allowed to consider a person's family and social ties to the United States before ordering the deportation of legal permanent residents for minor offenses, says a professor at the University of California, Merced. "The reason legal permanent residents can be deported for minor crimes — even if they have lived in the United States for many years — is that there is little to no due process in immigration courts," sociology Professor Tanya Golash-Boza said....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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