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Daniel M. Kowalski
Capitol Hill closes in on immigration reform

"After weeks of closed-door negotiations, lawmakers say they are close to unveiling a plan for comprehensive immigration reform. Unlike last year, when the House and Senate passed vastly different bills, comparable bills are likely to emerge on both...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
California couple is accused in Mexico of baby-smuggling

"A California couple faces child-trafficking charges in Mexico after they falsely registered someone else's newborn in their name and attempted to bring the child into the United States." San Diego Union-Tribune, Mar. 10, 2007. http://www...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Delahunt says Congress will investigate immigration raid

"NEW BEDFORD, Mass. ? U.S. Rep. William Delahunt said Sunday that there would be a Congressional investigation into the immigration raid at a leather goods factory last week that left dozens of families in turmoil." AP, Mar. 11, 2007. http:...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Spate of immigration raids splitting families

"They are the hidden side of the government?s stepped-up efforts to track down and deport illegal immigrants: Toddlers stranded at day care centers or handed over to ill-equipped relatives. Siblings suddenly left in charge of younger brothers and...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
U.S. security scares foreign visitors away

"According to figures from the Travel Industry Association of America, the number of travelers to the United States -- not including Canadians and Mexicans -- has dropped by 17 percent since 2001." Reuters, Mar. 12, 2007. http://www.washingtonpost...

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Visa OK to make Disneyland trip a reality for woman

"A denial in November for a young woman with Down syndrome to visit Disneyland and family in the United States was overturned Friday, when Teru Rodriguez, a 28-year-old Mexico resident, was granted a 10-year nonimmigrant visa." Inland Valley...

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