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Dealing With Immigration Checkpoints – What You Need to Know

Immigration checkpoints are stops on roadways and waterways, controlled by the border patrol in order to control traffic and flow of immigrants and visitors to and from the United States. There are immigration checkpoints along the Canadian-US border as well as along the US-Mexico border. However, the number of immigration checkpoints along the US-Mexico border …

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SEVIS Stems from Crucial Moments in US History

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is a database which is maintained by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and used by the Department of Homeland Security. SEVIS is accessible online and helps the Department of Homeland Security monitor and collect information about scholars, exchange students, and international students who are in …

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Immigration in California is Heating Up Immigration Debates

During most years since 2004, California has been the top state for illegal immigration. California shares a border with Mexico and this allows illegal workers from that nation and from other nations to enter the state. As well, California’s large size and large number of agricultural jobs makes it an attractive place for undocumented workers. …

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News From the Frontlines of Florida Immigration

In August 2010, Florida unveiled proposed new immigration laws which are based loosely on the Arizona immigration laws. The Florida legislation would require police to verify the immigration status of suspected illegal immigrants stopped during a routine check in Florida. The law would also necessitate that businesses in Florida verify the status of new employees …

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How Border Security and Illegal Immigration Affect Your Everyday

Border security includes employees of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, who patrol the borders of the US in order to prevent illegal immigration, drug smuggling, and other point of entry crimes. Border patrol is often helped by the US Coast Guard, especially in cases involving ships trying to enter the US illegally. US border …

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