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IMMIGRATION NEWS: ONE PERSON´S OPINION

Janus Legislation: The Two Faces of Immigration Reform

Janus-Legislation

It is apparently obvious that Immigration Reformwill not happen in Washington D.C. in the current political climate. Therefore, individual states have taken up the matter. But with this comes a diverse scope of nationwide legislation that tries to address Immigration Reform. At one end, you have backward looking legislation, such as Arizona's SB 1070, that is controversial and divisive and in no way helpful in addressing the issue of Immigration Reform.
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IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

Don't Be Scammed by Green Card Lottery Vultures

Green-Lottery-Scams

There are people out there that prey on the innocent. They take advantage of people's vulnerability. If you or someone you know recently received an e-mail from the State Department or other government officials claiming you've won a Green Card through the DV lottery requesting that you to send or wire money as part of a "processing fee", please disregard it! It is a Green Card Lottery scam.
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The DREAM Act is Alive, One State at a Time

Dream-Act

While the DREAM Act at the federal level seems to be going nowhere, state legislatures seem to be forging forward in creating state versions of the DREAM Act. The State of Maryland will soon vote on bill that if enacted, would allow undocumented high school graduates to pay in-state college tuition.
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The Radicalization of Rep. Peter King: The 21st Century Joe McCarthy?

King

I wonder what was going though Representative Peter King (R-NY) mind when he had the idea to hold congressional hearings on Muslims and radicalization. This echoes the notorious hearings held by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950's when he was chairman of the Senate Committee on Government Operations, accusing a large number of people of being Communists and Soviet spies. His hearings resulted in the destruction of the careers and the lives of many innocent U.S. Citizens.
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THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS

Albert Einstein

Albert-Einstein

Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany on 14 March 1879. He was a theoretical physicist who discovered the theory of general relativity that resulted in a revolution in the field of physics. For this reason, Einstein is often referred to as the father of modern physics.
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RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT

Pork Adobo: A Simple and Popular Dish from the Phillipines

Pork-Adobo

Servings: 3
Adobo is considered the national dish of the Philippines. This dish consists of chunks of chicken or pork or both cooked in soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, lots of garlic and whole peppercorns. The stew is allowed to cook until the meats are tender and the remaining sauce slightly thickened.

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