Obama Suspends Deportation of Eligible Young Undocumented Immigrants*

June 18, 2012

This past Friday, President Obama announced a new federal policy that will ease enforcement of immigration laws and allow an unprecedented number of undocumented immigrants to apply for work permits. The change in policy is estimated to affect as many as 800,000 immigrants nationwide, and just under 40,000 undocumented immigrants in North Carolina. Taking effect…

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Law License to Illegal Immigrant?

June 12, 2012

Can an illegal immigrant become a lawyer? This is the question California’s Supreme Court deals with at the moment. Sergio C.Garcia is an illegal immigrant who was brought into the United States by his parents from Mexico at the age of 17 months. He attended college in Chico (Butte County, California) and works as a…

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Fifty Accused of Selling Identities to Illegal Immigrants

January 12, 2012

Fifty people have been accused of conspiring to sell the identities of hundreds of Puerto Ricans to illegal immigrants on the American mainland in the largest single fraud case ever for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the authorities said Wednesday. Hundreds of birth certificates, Social Security numbers and driver’s licenses were sold for up to $2,500…

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