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The Chamber's Bad Bet On The GOP
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In fact, as Congress leaves town for two weeks of Easter recess, there's been remarkably little progress in the first three months of the new Congress on many of the biggest items on the Chamber's wish list—comprehensive tax reform, immigration reform …

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KU hires leading sociology professors to establish center for immigration studies
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Kansas University is hiring two top sociologists as Foundation Distinguished Professors and to lead the creation of a new center focused on migration and immigration studies. Victor Agadjanian and Cecilia Menjívar, both distinguished professors at …

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DOJ appeals hold on immigration executive action
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department urged a federal appeals court Monday to reverse a hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama's immigration executive action. The 69-page brief was filed with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ahead of …

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Immigration activists disillusioned with Obama, Democrats as amnesty afterglow …
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The heady sense of victory immigrant rights activists had last year after President Obama announced his deportation amnesty has faded in recent weeks as the advocates sense they've lost ground among the very Democratic leaders they were counting on to …

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Can NYU Protect Academic Freedom When Abu Dhabi Blocks Its Professors?
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Matt Duffy, who as a former journalism professor at the Abu Dhabi-based (and American-accredited) Zayed University attempted to delicately promote press freedoms, had his visa revoked in 2012. In 2013, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, a Middle East studies …

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IEEE-USA: United States Doesn't Need More H-1B Visas
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Rather than ask for green cards and real immigration, the companies are demanding more temporary H-1B visas. The annual allocation of temporary work permits begins 1 April, and the 85,000 cap is likely to be reached in a few days. Cue the whining.

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U.S. Makes L-1B Visas Easier to Get; Boon for Indian Workers
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"We've got the most skilled and productive workers, the best universities, the most innovative entrepreneurs in the world," Obama added. An L-1 visa is used by workers with specialized knowledge to enter the U.S. for work purposes. A non-immigrant visa …

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Deporters-In-Chief: GOP Will Lose the 2016 Election
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Of course, immigration is not a Hispanic issue per se. But Latino support for immigration reform is undeniable, as are Hispanic voters' reaction to Republican politicians that engage in dog-whistle rhetoric that is a thinly-veiled attack upon all …

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'Primary Driver Of US Population Growth' Could Soon Be Immigration
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The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that immigration will become the “primary driver of U.S. population growth” between 2027 and 2038. “This projected milestone reflects the mix of our nation's declining fertility rates, the aging of the baby boomer …

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Under Pressure, H&R Block Kills Immigration Services Program
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Immigration lawyers pressured H&R Block, the tax preparation giant, to shut down a pilot program meant to help immigrants file forms with the government. The service would have put H&R block in direct competition with attorneys and legal groups …

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Walker Denies Reversing Position on Immigration
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Scott Walker on Saturday emphatically denied he recently changed his position on illegal immigration, emphasizing that solving the problem does not involve a pathway to citizenship. "They ultimately need to go to the country of origin and then get in …

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