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Daniel M. Kowalski
U.S. Is Dropping Effort to Track if Visitors Leave

"In a major blow to the Bush administration?s efforts to secure borders, domestic security officials have for now given up on plans to develop a facial or fingerprint recognition system to determine whether a vast majority of foreign visitors leave...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Texas Official's Report Ignites a New Border Conflict

"It is a Texas showdown, a war of words over illegal immigration at the border. State Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn fired the first shot with a recent report that, for some, says the unthinkable: Illegal immigrants not only pay their fair share...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Groups highlight plight of jailed immigrant families

"The T. Don Hutto Residential Center, a private detention facility in Taylor [Texas,] is emblematic of new federal policy that detains all unauthorized immigrants from countries other than Mexico while the government determines whether they should...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Border Fence Firm Snared for Hiring Illegal Workers

NPR, All Things Considered, December 14, 2006: "A fence-building company in Southern California agrees to pay nearly $5 million in fines for hiring illegal immigrants. Two executives from the company may also serve jail time. The Golden State Fence...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
The System Is the Problem

"Workers need a legal way to enter the country. Businesses need a legitimate way to get workers, plus a reliable verification system - not unlike credit card verification - to tell them which workers are legal and which aren't. And once these...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Raids draw skepticism from both sides in immigation debate

"Observers on both sides of the immigration debate were somewhat skeptical, calling Chertoff's crackdown on identity theft a new refrain in an old song." Seattle Times, Dec. 14, 2006. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003476732_raids14...

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