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US Senate reviews immigration reform

9:29 03/05/2006
The US Senate will try again within weeks to break the deadlock on immigration reform, the leader of Senate business says. Bill Frist was speaking after huge demonstrations on May 1 illustrated...

The US to recruit 10,000 South Korean nurses

13:21 18/04/2006
To ease the nursing shortage in the US , New York's St John's Riverside Hospital, which operates a nursing school and supplies nurses to 100 hospitals, has arranged for Korean nurses to come to the...

US green card applicants heading elsewhere overseas

19:18 13/04/2006
When the US senate failed to agree upon changes to US immigration laws concerning illegal immigrants and border control, these were not the only issues left pending. The questions of how to clear the...

Why the immigration bill did not pass the US Senate

18:55 11/04/2006
Less than 24 hours after the leaders of the Senate's Democratic and Republican parties announced a marriage of convenience on immigration reform, Minority Leader Harry Reid went against his party...

US senate approves shortening citizenship wait

12:09 04/04/2006
Legal immigrants fluent in English could become US citizens in 4 years rather than the current 5 years. This proposal by Senator Lamar Alexander was agreed to by the US Senate April 3. The Senate...

Thousands march in US to protest new immigration laws

19:50 27/03/2006
In the largest demonstration in California's history, well over half a million people marched through downtown Los Angeles on Saturday March 25, in defence of immigrant rights and to protest the...

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