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Underground sensors could change border enforcement

Dec 17, 2010
Representatives of the U.S. and Mexican governments met this week to discuss border management issues. This in the same week that U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was killed in a gunfight with bandits who target immigrants crossing the border into the U.S. But an innovation in fiber optic technology may change the way border security is conducted.
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The Supreme Court will hear arguments in an immigration case

Dec 8, 2010
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that's central to the debate over immigration. At issue is an Arizona law that punishes employers for knowingly hiring undocumented workers. Jeff Tyler has more.
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Obstacles facing virtual Mexican border fence

Nov 18, 2010
Almost five years ago, Boeing won the chance to build a virtual fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. It's known as SBInet, and it should have been finished by now. The Department of Homeland Security now says it's reevaluating the program. David Gura reports.
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Wills prepared in case of deportation

Nov 11, 2010
Many illegal immigrants own homes and cars and have children who are U.S. citizens. With the rise of deportations, some immigrants are preparing wills to make sure their assets and children are taken care of in case they are deported.
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ICE and LA County continue collaboration over illegal immigrant inmates

Oct 13, 2010
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors upheld a program that would allow county sheriff's employees to interview suspected undocumented inmates and pass their findings onto federal immigration officials. The county may save millions with the deportation of undocumented inmates.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: More job losses in September...

Oct 8, 2010
This morning, the Labor Department said federal, state and local governments cut more jobs than the private sector created. Non-farm employment...
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Recession slows migration to U.S., EU

Oct 8, 2010
A new study from the Migration Policy Institute shows how the Great Recession is shaping immigration worldwide. Reporter Eve Troeh talks with Bill Radke about the study's findings and what's happening to immigrants already living in the U.S. and EU.
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Immigration cap may mean decline in British competitiveness

Oct 6, 2010
The Conservative Party of the UK's coalition government has been keeping its word about an immigration cap. But London is concerned that the policy will slow business and maybe even ground projects.
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'Silent raids' focus on employers, not workers

Sep 27, 2010
The federal government is changing how it'll crack down on illegal immigrants. Instead of dramatic raids, immigration authorities will be combing through employment records.
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Impact of undocumented on local biz

Sep 27, 2010
Federal immigration reform is probably dead for now thanks to election-year politics. Meanwhile, state and local governments have been taking matters into their own hands, passing laws to crack down on undocumented immigrants. Which in turn impacts local businesses, as Mitchell Hartman reports.
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