Bill to Redefine U.S. Citizenship Introduced in Congress

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) reported today that Representative King, a Republican from Iowa introduced the Birthright Citizenship Act (H.R. 140) on January 5, 2011.  If the bill were to be signed into law, it would amend…

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State Legislators Wanting to Redefine U.S. Citizenship

The New York Times reported today that state legislators from Arizona, Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Carolina came together and began a national campaign yesterday to end the automatic granting of American citizenship to children born in the U.S. of…

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Will Immigration Reform Becoming a Reality Next Year?

Immigration reform had a high and a low in 2010.  For example, on December 9, 2010, the House of Representatives passed the DREAM Act that would allow certain undocumented immigrants that were brought to the U.S. as young children who met…

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Could the Immigration Issue Influence Florida Elections?

The Orlando Sentinel reported recently that politicians in the Florida Congressional and Gubernatorial races are taking a hands off approach to the immigration reform issue. However, the ongoing national debate on this issue some critics have said could…

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President Considers Loosening Travel Restrictions to Cuba

The Orlando Sentinel reported yesterday that President Obama and his Administration is considering easing the restrictions imposed on U.S. citizens on traveling to Cuba. Loosening the travel restrictions would expand opportunities for American students, educators and researchers to visit Cuba.  However,…

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