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IN THIS ISSUE

IMMIGRATION NEWS: ONE PERSON´S OPINION

As The Sun Rises Over Tucson

sun

On January 8, 2011, a tragedy hit America. A lone gunman shot and killed 6 people and wounding others, including U.S. Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords. We all mourn the loss of Judge John M. Roll, Gabe Zimmerman, Dorothy Morris, Phyllis Schneck, Dorwan Stoddard, and the youngest victim, 9-year old Christina Taylor Green.
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IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

Will the green card lottery go away?

Lottery

Opponents of the Green Card Lottery have always sought its elimination and the 55,000 visas it provides. But something has recently changed. United States Representative, Darryl Issa (R-CA), the new House Oversight Committee Chair, introduced bill H.R. 43 on January 5, 2011 that seeks to replace the Green Card Lottery with a new Employment-Based Green Card category that would provide 55,000 visas.
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Surge of cubans wanting to immigrate to the unites states so as to reunite with family

Surge

On October 27th, 2010, the USCIS International Operations Division and Office of Public Engagement invited stakeholders to participate in discussion on the Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program (CFRP). The CFRP was created to expedite processing for Cubans wishing to be reunited with their family in the United States.
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The USCIS announces new countries eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B programs

H-2A

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State, has identified 53 countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B programs for the coming year.
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THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS

Cary Grant

Cary

Born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904, Cary Grant was a British-American actor. With his distinctive accent, he was noted as perhaps the foremost exemplar of the debonair leading man, handsome, virile, charismatic and charming.
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RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT

Tiramisú, A dessert from Italy

desert

2 8¼ oz containers of mascarpone (Polenghi brand, Whole Foods), room temperature 4 cups espresso, cooled 2 7oz packages of lady fingers (Torino brand)

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