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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...

Bill Gates lobbies again for more US H1B visas

13:46 20/03/2006
Lobbying for an increase in the number of H-1B visas , Microsoft chief Bill Gates has called high-skilled immigration the "number one thing" that the software giant needs. He called it "ironic" that...

100,000 march in favor of immigrant rights in US

10:16 14/03/2006
Hoisting American flags into the air, tens of thousands of immigrants from the Chicago area marched downtown in a display of support for immigrant rights as a bill to stiffen border enforcement...

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