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Daniel M. Kowalski
Ex-workers sue raided company over hiring

"Former employees are suing Swift & Co. for $23 million, alleging the meatpacking company conspired to keep wages down by hiring illegal immigrants." AP, Dec. 18, 2006. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/4411733.html

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Yolanda's Crossing

Multi-media investigative report by the Dallas Morning News: "In rural Mexico , Yolanda Méndez Torres lived in a society where sexual violence against girls often goes unreported and unpunished. In America, she joined legions of undocumented abuse...

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Making a Life in the U.S., but Feeling Mexico?s Tug

"Reporters and a photographer from The New York Times spent a week in October following Mrs. Rodríguez and two of her sisters, Verónica and Irma, all of whom speak primarily Spanish, to chronicle the American immigration experience through the turbulent...

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Couple Fired Over Security Wins Lawsuit

"The federal government turned their lives upside down, but an Iranian immigrant couple, Aliakbar and Shahla Afshari, say they always believed in the system. The Afsharis? faith was rewarded earlier this month when the federal government admitted...

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Kids also caught entering illegally

"The nonprofit Southwest Key Program Inc. runs Arizona's only temporary shelter for detained children in a nondescript building complex behind a locked black gate. It is one of 36 shelters in the country established in the past three years under...

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Eleventh Circuit on Duty of IJ

"Importantly, 'the regulations do not give the IJ the discretion to refrain from making a determination regarding past persecution altogether.' Antipova v. United States AG, 392 F.3d 1259, 1265 (11th Cir. 2004). In such a case, we have vacated...

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