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Legal workers found to be illegal?

May 27, 2011
On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld an Arizona law that lets local officials revoke business licenses of businesses that are found to have hired...
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Supreme Court upholds Arizona immigration law

May 26, 2011
The Supreme Court today upheld an Arizona law punishing businesses that hire undocumented immigrants. Some businesses opposed the law.
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Georgia's new immigration bill might influence what state farmers can grow

May 17, 2011
Traditional Georgia crops like peaches and vidalia onions may be a lot harder to farm once an Arizona-style immigration bill goes into effect in the Peach State.
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Illinois moves to aid illegal immigrants

May 10, 2011
State drops out of federal program that deports undocumented residents with criminal records. Law enforcement officials say it focused too much on workers with minor offenses, not hard-core felons.
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Welcoming more immigrants could help boost the U.S. economy

May 5, 2011
Immigration policy may be a place to look for economic growth in the U.S.
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Atlanta's tourism bureau opposes Georgia's proposed immigration law

Apr 29, 2011
If Atlanta wants to be known as an international city, tourism officials say an Arizona-style immigration law can't be passed in Georgia.
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Labor unions begin to embrace immigrant support

Apr 29, 2011
Unions in this country have long been hostile to the idea of illegal immigration, but lately the unions have started to see value in encouraging immigrants, both legal and illegal, to join their movement.
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Debate over Utah's guest-worker law heats up

Apr 11, 2011
Utah has taken a gentler approach to immigration compared to other states. But its guest-worker law has still managed to stir up controversy.
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Utah debates immigration reform

Mar 11, 2011
The state is debating between a bill that would tighten immigration enforcement and one that would create a guest worker program.
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European nations help workers fleeing Libya

Mar 3, 2011
Britain, France and Spain are among the European nations helping foreign workers who fled violence in Libya get back to their home countries.
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