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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....

2013-08-09 23:21:04

Structure for high job creation commercial real estate developments approved for North Texas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 US Freedom Capital LLC announces government approval of its Dallas/Fort Worth EB-5 Regional Center by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), paving the way for job creation in North Texas. US Freedom Capital raises investment funds from foreign investors and provides financing to commercial real estate projects creating jobs...

2013-07-23 23:28:51

Coherix received its first $500,000 EB-5 investment, aiding foreign investors seeking immigration into the US through the Green Card Process and enhancing the company's product development efforts. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Coherix Inc., a leader in advanced 3D vision based measurement and inspection solutions for manufacturing, received its first $500,000 EB-5 investment on July 18. The Coherix EB-5 Project is approved by the United States Federal Government and will raise...

2013-07-22 13:24:06

New research reveals that people who migrate to wealthier countries aren't any happier Do migrants from Eastern European countries become happier once they have settled in Western Europe? A University of Leicester sociologist has investigated this question -- and the answer might make potential migrants think twice before packing their bags. Most migrants were no happier after migration -- and migrants from Poland were significantly less happy. In a paper published in 'Migration...

2013-07-10 19:40:54

Migrant workers are more likely to receive medical care from community health centers in partnership with faith-based organizations, a new study shows, because fear of deportation is lower than they might face at other medical facilities. The study was recently published online in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Daniel López-Cevallos, associate director of research at Oregon State University’s Center for Latino/a Studies and Engagement, said...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin