Comment: Women In Law
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Case: Supreme Court Says Counsel Has Obligation To Inform Of Immigration Consequences
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Tweet: Racist sheriff urges immigrants not to drive to avoid deportation http://ow.ly/1sUgR Give 'em a license, not advice!
Tweet: TheHill column: Calling Southern patriots http://ow.ly/1sTNy Deport #Tancredo or face consequences
Tweet: MotherJones: why Rahm will push #immigration http://ow.ly/1sTHY 2drive teapartiers crazy! Truth? Or fiction? Or both? U decide!
Tweet: RT @icirr: petition @BarackObama to fire John Morton & rein in #ICE's 'cowboy' tactics, http://act.ly/1v4
Tweet: HuffPo story traces #ICE fiasco http://ow.ly/1sSlP Napolitano must fire Morton for Obama to have any credibilty with immigrants
Tweet: Racist rascal says immigrants of old had sponsors! Spoke English! http://ow.ly/1sS9L Ignoramuses should read history first!
Tweet: #IPC nails #ICE on kow-towing to racist Republican Rogers http://ow.ly/1sS52 Lets deport ICE thugs AND Rogers to Antarctica!
Tweet: Deport 'em all mentality of #ICE chief leads to call 4 his ouster http://ow.ly/1sRUN Who runs policy @ICE - Obama/Napolitano or Tancredo?
Tweet: Guidance from Thomas Jefferson on #immigration http://ow.ly/1sRR8
Tweet: GOP deep-thinker is delusional, does not understand necessity for legalization! http://ow.ly/1sRJY No wonder #GOP is in trouble!
Tweet: Frank Sharry says #ICE is rogue agency out of control http://ow.ly/1sRFC ZERO tolerance for ICE thugs, fire all responsible NOW!
Tweet: AILA slams #ICE, says ICE's post-WaPo cover-up "does not hold up" http://ow.ly/1sR1N Msg2 Obama n Napolitano: Stop breaking up families NOW!
Tweet: Immigration advocates call 4 scalp of #ICE head http://ow.ly/1sQPG If Obama is immigrants' friend, he needs zero tolerance policy 4 ICE
Tweet: ChristianScienceMonitor OpEd: Racist recycles anti-Irish arguments against Latino #immigration http://ow.ly/1sOEk
Tweet: RT @4aNewAmerica: Do you remember when President Obama promised #immigration reform? http://bit.ly/9Oojvs Let's remind him! #NCLR #RI4A #CIR
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