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Article: The Contentious Development of the Passenger Name Records Agreement Between the United States and the European Union that Was Approved on April 19, 2012 by Nolan Rappaport
Bloggings: Immigration Prosecutions Increase by 26% in January 2012 by Matthew Kolken
Bloggings: Experts Discuss Audit, Reconsideration and Appeal Options by Joel Stewart
Bloggings: How Romney Could Win Back Latinos by Greg Siskind
News: USCIS Releases New EB-5 Statistics
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Headline: Mexico President Felipe Calderon Says State Immigration Laws in US Are Unfair http://ow.ly/aBs2v
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Headline: Immigrants Create Jobs and Businesses, Boost Wages of Native-Born Workers [ http://immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/value ]
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CLE Immigration Event
Memphis, TN - (May 18-19, 2012) The Federal Bar Association in
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
May 18, New York, NY - The Vilcek Foundation is pleased invite you to New American Filmmakers Tour Launch. This event features award-winning film My Last Day Without You and a Q&A section with writer Christoph Silber. For more information, see http://ow.ly/aEt4k
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