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US Immigration

Illegal Immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security has a new, expanded “deferred action” policy which will allow some undocumented immigrants to remain in the country and enjoy some protection rather than being protected. Qualified immigrants are those who: 1) Came to the US when they were younger than 16 years of age. 2) Have already lived in …

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STARS Act

The STARS (Studying Towards Residency Status Act) Act, Senator Marco Rubio’s answer to the DREAM Act, has been introduced this week by Rubio and Representative David Rivera.  While the DREAM Act has been unable to get past Congress for the past decade, there is hope that the STARS Act might pass into law. A similar …

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Torn by Immigration, United by Major League Baseball Manager

Hazleton has been known to have immigration tensions. The city was the first in the country to pass a tough law against undocumented immigration and the region has been rocked by immigration-related violence. In one instance, for example, an uproar ensued when two undocumented immigrants shot a city resident in the face. Joe Maddon, the …

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