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IMMIGRATION NEWS: ONE PERSON'S OPINION

"Linfinity" and Beyond

Joaquin Luna

American Exceptionalism is due in large part to the fact that the United States is truly a Melting Pot of different cultures, races and ethnic groups coming together and creating the very essence of the American Dream. This is truly a country built on the shoulders of people that immigrated before us. But groups are emerging that are asking for very restrictive immigration laws, laws that would

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IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

The E-Verify Program to See An Increase in Funding

Immigration Process

All employers are required to verify the identity and employment eligibility of everyone hired in the United States. Some employers use the E-Verify program (a web-based service) to do this verification. In fact, employers use E-Verify at

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The Fairness For High-Skilled Immigrants Act

US Citizenship

The Fairness For High-Skilled Immigrants Act, HR 3012, is a bill that seeks to eliminate the individual per-country numerical quotas that apply to employment-based green cards. These restrictions would eventually be

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Alabama's Anti-Immigration Law is Proving Costly

Barack Obama

Alabama's controversial immigration law, HB 56, has brought nothing but bad press and may have drastic economic, according to a recent article by Elizabeth Dwoskin of Bloomberg Businessweek. Under the statute, schools are required to check the immigration status of newly enrolled students. In addition, the new law

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THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS

Natalie Portman, An Actress and Ivy-League Swan

Santa Claus

Natalie Hershlag, who is better known as Natalie Portman, was born on June 9, 1981. The actress holds dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 French action film Léon, but her break out role success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard College where she

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RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT

Vanilla Creme Brulee, A Very French Dessert

Chocolate Caliente

Ingredients:

1 vanilla bean
2 cups heavy cream
2 cups half-and-half
8 large egg yolk
1/2 cup plus 8 teaspoons superfine sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

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QUOTE OF THE MONTH

"I had fought against the unjust restriction of immigration."

- U.S. Representative Emanuel Celler (D-NY)