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2011-12-02 08:00:00

Urges Senate to Pass H.R. 3012 Without Delay Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 The national grassroots group Immigration Voice today praised the House of Representatives upon passage of the bill, H.R. 3012, the âœFairness for High-skilled Immigrants Act.â The House of Representatives approved the bill, sponsored by Representatives Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 389 to 15 this evening. The legislation would phase...

2011-11-04 18:30:00

Transcend Consultants has disclosed that Sponsored parentsâ immigration program is the next program to have measures introduced to limit the inventory of applications in the system. The 4 measures announced today also contemplate introduction of a long-term visit visa, increase admissions, continue public consultations, and freeze the intake of new applications with immediate effect. Brampton, On (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 According to Transcend, Canadaâs Minister...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'