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Lesbian & Gay Couples Eligible for Green Cards

Source:www.immigrationequality.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2013   Washington, DC – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling striking down a core provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), lesbian and gay Americans will now be eligible to apply for green cards on behalf of their foreign national spouses, the organization Immigration Equality announced today. The court ruled today, ...

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Complete A Confidential Immigrant Survey For A Chance To Win USD$100 Or More

ARE YOU AN IMMIGRANT FROM WEST AFRICA? ARE YOU WILLING TO COMPLETE A CONFIDENTIAL SURVEY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $300, $200 OR $100 PRIZE? THIS STUDY’S IRB PROTOCOL NUMBER: 14-096 The Research Group on Disparities in Health within the Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York, New York is studying the ...

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Status of Immigrant Visa and other Visas

How do I find the status of my immigrant visa? If you have your application receipt number, you may check the following website for information on the status of your visa. The 13-character application receipt number can be found on application notices you have received from the USCIS.   https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do For inquiries about F-1 or M-1 student visas, or about J-1 ...

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U.S. Citizen Evacuation in South Sudan

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC December 22, 2013 This morning, the United States — in coordination with the United Nations and in consultation with the South Sudanese government — safely evacuated American citizens from Bor, South Sudan. U.S. citizens and citizens from our partner nations were flown from Bor to Juba on UN and U.S. civilian helicopters. ...

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Libya Deports Hundreds of African Immigrants: State News Agency

by Reuters Libya has deported more than 500 African immigrants, state news agency Lana said, sending them to Niger as it tries to tackle an influx of refugees and Islamist militants. Western powers fear Libya has become a safe haven for al-Qaida fighters as its government struggles to rein in militias and former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi two ...

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Can You Be Kicked Out of a Country for Being Overweight?

  Source:kitchendaily.com There are many things one can do to be deported from a country but the latest deportation case in New Zealand may surprise you: a man is facing deportation due to his weight. According to the Daily Mail, in May, Albert Buitenhuis, a 50-year-old chef who moved to New Zealand six years ago, was told that his 286 pound ...

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US Senate Passes Landmark Immigration Bill

CAPITOL HILL — The U.S. Senate has approved a landmark overhaul of immigration laws by a 68 to 32 vote. The bill is a top item on President Barack Obama’s agenda, but faces an uncertain future in the House of Representatives. The Senate’s comprehensive reform bill provides a long and arduous path to residency and eventual U.S. citizenship for millions ...

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Ghanaians to pay £3,000 cash bond before entering UK

Diasporian News of Monday, 24 June 2013 Source: Dailymail.co.uk Tens of thousands of visitors from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nigeria will be forced to pay a £3,000 bond to be allowed to enter Britain. They will only get the money back once they leave the country in a bid to end abuse of the visa system. Home Secretary Theresa May ...

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