The Swiss Have a Fever for More Cowbell, Less Busybody

March 2, 2017

I am not sure what would be more tiring; putting every political decision to public referendum or constantly knowing what is better for others. Fortunately a Dutch woman living in Switzerland received a healthy dose of both when her petition for citizenship was denied because of the votes of her neighbors.Switzerland is unique in many…

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Senate Votes 68-32 in Favor of Immigration Reform Bill

June 28, 2013

Retrieved from: On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved the milestone immigration reform bill that we have previously covered in several blog posts. Immigration has taken the helm as one of the major focuses of President’s Obama’s second term. The nearly 1,200 page bill plans to create a path of citizenship for millions of undocumented…

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Supreme Court Rules against Requiring Voters to Prove Citizenship

June 18, 2013

Retrieved from: In prior blog posts, we have written about Arizona immigration laws being struck down by the Supreme Court. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled once again against Arizona, claiming the state may not require proof of citizenship from people seeking to vote in federal elections. Prior to the ruling, Arizona required people…

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