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Most of the Florida Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of granting a law license to an illegal immigrant. On Tuesday they heard oral arguments in the case. Godinez-Samperio contends President Barack Obama’s new policy involving illegal immigrants gives him the right to practice law.

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/10/02/states-high-court-takes-up-law-licenses-for-illegal-immigrants/
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High school student Claudia Rueda, 17, center, is arrested by Los Angeles Police officers for failing to disperse, as protesters blocked the intersection of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Twin Tower Correctional Facility in Los Angeles. Students demanded the passage of Assembly Bill 1081, also known as the Trust Act.

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/01/14170052-california-governor-brown-vetoes-bill-that-allowed-towns-to-release-undocumented-immigrants?lite
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Same-sex partners and spouses of U.S. citizens are eligible for relief under the Obama administration’s new policy of putting a lower priority on certain deportation cases.

http://blog.sfgate.com/nov05election/2012/09/28/same-sex-couples-officially-added-for-deportation-relief/
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Microsoft proposes Congress expand by 20,000 the number of H-1B visa permits companies use to bring overseas hires to the U.S. The increase would be targeted to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

http://seattletimes.com/html/edcetera/2019276642_microsoft_has_winner_on_jobs_i.html
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Immigrants applying for two-year deportation deferrals can ask employers to verify their job status as one way to meet a requirement showing that they have lived for at least five years in the United States. But employers who agree to those requests could be acknowledging that they knowingly hired an unauthorized worker — a violation of federal law. This man fears that the enforcement authorities could one day use the information in their files to prosecute the employers.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/26/us/immigrant-deportation-deferrals-put-employers-in-a-bind.html?_r=0
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The Obama administration said this month that it approved the first 29 applications among more than 82,000 received since it began accepting requests Aug. 15.

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/09/25/schools-and-consulates-inundated-with-document-requests-after-new-immigration/
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This  journalist, activist, and undocumented immigrant, will begin monitoring the use of the phrase "illegal immigrant" in the media, with the goal of shifting the conversation around the issue.

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/jose-antonio-vargas-drop-illegal-immigrant-challenges-nyt/story?id=17291550#.UGC_iLJlQ04
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As a result of failing to comply with the state's illegal immigration crackdown, hundreds of city and county government agencies in Georgia may lose access to millions of dollars.

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/09/18/4831886/govt-agencies-face-penalties-under.html
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