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¡Bienvenidos a Colombia! (Welcome to Colombia!)

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By: Maureen Johnson* As many BOILA clients know, I recently moved to Colombia, South America, in order to study Spanish. As an immigration attorney in the U.S., I have a great deal of experience with the U.S. immigration system. Moving abroad has given me the opportunity to gain insight into another country’s immigration processes and […]

Orphans Suffer as U.S. – Russia Tensions Escalate

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Today marks the beginning of a sad era for Russian orphans. Earlier in the day, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill outlawing American adoptions of Russian orphans. As a result, there are forty six children currently hanging in limbo, as their adoption processes were initiated before the legislation went into effect. It remains to […]

MYTHS THAT COULD COST GOP AND DEMOCRATS THE ELECTION

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During the election cycle the importance of Latino voters becomes even more apparent as either party attempts to garner Hispanic support.  A recent Washington Post article outlined five myths about Latino voters.  These myths include that Latinos:  Do not vote. Are social conservatives who should lean Republican. Favor increased government services and therefore are reliable […]

Obama vs. Romney: the Immigration Battle

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By: Lusine Lisyanova The November presidential election will have a drastic effect on the lives of immigrants living in the United States. The two candidates’ views on immigration are as different as night and day. Consequently, should Romney win, it will become much more difficult for illegal immigrants to secure a foothold in America. At […]

Greece planning border fence with Turkey

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According to Citizen Protection Minister Christos Papoutsis, Greece is planning to build a fence to keep out illegal immigrants coming across from Turkey.  In the past six months over 33, 000 illegal immigrants have been detected crossing the Greek-Turkish border.  These illegals are mostly from Afghanistan, Algeria, Pakistan, Somalia and Iraq.  This 206 kilometer fence […]