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Lawyers lament Supreme Court ruling on Arizona law

Immigration, employment and civil rights lawyers say the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting creates a confusing landscape for employers. The justices’ decision upheld Arizona’s right to sanction employers for hiring undocumented workers and mandate ...

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High court sustains Ariz. employer sanctions law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court upheld an Arizona law Thursday that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters. By a 5-3 vote, the court said that federal ...

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Commentary: Save the in-state rate for lawful residents

Maryland must be flush with cash, because many state legislators are eager to give tuition breaks to people who are in this country illegally. According to the fiscal note accompanying the in-state-tuition bill now under consideration, Maryland taxpayers will have ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Charging in-state rate for immigrants’ children makes economic sense

We urge members of the General Assembly to vote in favor of providing in-state college tuition rates for qualified children of documented and undocumented immigrants. Note that media attention surrounding this issue has not touched on the fact that legal, ...

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In Congress, a harder line on illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON — The end of the year means a turnover of House control from Democratic to Republican and, with it, Congress’ approach to immigration. In a matter of weeks, Congress will go from trying to help young, illegal immigrants become ...

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