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IMMIGRATION NEWS: ONE PERSON´S OPINION

The Road to America is a Need

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Emigrating to America is not a choice but a need;A need for freedom of choice, freedom from burden, freedom from the known.Immigration is a journey made by so many on a road frequently traveled but not well understood;It's the road to America. Glorified visions of a land with roads paved in gold;

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IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

Applications for the 2013 Green Card Lottery Will Soon Be Accepted

Green Card Lottery

Registration for the Green Card or Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery is an annual event and will start soon. The dates are as follows: beginning at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT -4), Tuesday, October 4, 2011, and ending at noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT -5), Wednesday, November 2, 2011.

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Eligible Widow(er)s of Deceased U.S. Citizens must file I-360 Visa Petitions by October 28, 2011

I-360 Visa Petition

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has stated that the deadline for eligible widow(er)s to file a Form I-360 visa petition is October 28, 2011.

If you are the widow(er) of a U.S. citizen who died before October 28, 2009 you may be eligible to immigrate to the United States if:

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Jon Huntsman and Rick Perry on the Same Page when it Comes to Immigration? Does the Tea Party Know This?

Immigration

Once in a while, you hear common sense coming from the field of GOP presidential hopefuls. Recently, former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman agreed with is his rival, Texas Governor Rick Perry, on the issue of providing in-state tuition to some children of illegal immigrants. In fact, both don't see the need to punish young kids for the "sins of their parents."

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THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS

Albert Pujols, A Baseball Player Who Gives Back

Albert-Pujols

Born JosÈ Alberto Pujols Alc·ntara on January 16, 1980 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Albert Pujols, as he's better known, is a professional Major League baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals, where he is a first baseman. Pujols is one of the top players in Major League Baseball and one of the most feared hitters in baseball, according to a poll taken of all 30 Major League Baseball (MLB) managers in 2008.

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RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT

Rum Cake, A Central American Dessert

rumcake

Ingredients:

1 c. chopped pecans (do not substitute with walnuts)
1 18.5-oz. box yellow cake mix (do not use the sort with pudding in the mix)
1 3.75-oz. vanilla pudding mix
4 eggs
1/2 c. cold water
1/2 c. oil
1/2 c. rum

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QUOTE OF THE MONTH

"Whatever their motivations, lawmakers on both side of the aisle have certainly discovered that immigration is one of those issues that resonate strongly with the public"


- Gwen Ifill, American journalist, television newscaster

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