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Daniel M. Kowalski
Immigrants boost pay, not prison populations, new studies show

"Two new studies by California researchers counter negative perceptions that immigrants increase crime and job competition, showing that they are incarcerated at far lower rates than native-born citizens and actually help boost their wages."...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Colorado to use inmates to fill migrant shortage

"Ever since passing what its Legislature promoted as the nation's toughest laws against illegal immigration last summer, Colorado has struggled with a labor shortage as migrants fled the state. This week, officials announced a novel solution...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Guatemala under fire for adoption abuses

"The United States plans to bar adoptions from Guatemala unless government officials here comply with an international agreement aimed at protecting potential adoptees." Austin American-Statesman, Mar. 1, 2007. http://www.statesman.com/search...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Kennedy, McCain keep immigration bill closeted

"The Senate's march to overhaul the nation's immigration laws is starting in somewhat rocky fashion, with Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and other leading Republicans complaining they've been shut out of the bill-writing process." Houston...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
States Get Extra Time On Launch of 'Real ID'

"The Bush administration will allow states to postpone the planned May 2008 launch of a program to toughen security requirements for driver's licenses by up to 19 months, in response to complaints about the projected $11 billion cost and potential...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Bush Aides Pledge Work for Immigration Bill

"Two senior Bush administration officials vowed on Wednesday to work with Congress to ensure passage of immigration legislation this year but publicly distanced themselves from proposals that would place most illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship...

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