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Tag Archives: citizenship

JD on hold, a life in limbo

In 2009, when Sergio Garcia thought his future was assured, a question jumped off the page of the moral character questionnaire for his bar application: “Are you a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, or what is your status?”

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Department of Justice settles I-9 discrimination suit

The Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against Farmland Foods, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc., that alleged the pork producer discriminated against non-U.S. citizens and foreign-born U.S. citizens in establishing their authorization to work.

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State representative proposes Arizona-style immigration bill (UPDATE)

By JASON SMATHERS Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bill mirroring some of the tough enforcement measures of Arizona’s controversial immigration bill was introduced Tuesday by a state Republican legislator in Wisconsin. The legislation introduced by Rep. Don Pridemore of Hartford would force local law enforcement to ask those stopped for civil or criminal violations for proof of citizenship ...

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