Archive | March 30th, 2011

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On Dog Bites and Bombs

Recommended reading for the week: This Dog Bites Several years ago, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) dropped a bomb on my family. My mother was declared legal because her mother is a U.S. citizen, my father was declared legal because his older daughter is a U.S. citizen and I was declared an […]

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U.S. Immigration Plots Separation of Married Same-Sex Couples Again

Married same-sex bi-national couples across the United States had only 24 hours to celebrate an announcement by USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) that the agency would no longer deny green-card applications filed by the couples. Today, the Obama administration is already backtracking, with USCIS officials telling the media that same-sex couples could go back […]

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Clarying USCIS On Gay Green Cards

Last week, USCIS told us that they would hold green card petitions filed by same-sex married couples in abeyance. This week, they are telling the press something else. The last thing the agency wants is to spread the perception that they are not following the law of the land regarding DOMA. So now they are […]

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#WC11

Today is the World Cup Cricket semi-final between India and Pakistan. About a billion people around the world will be less productive during the next 24 hours. India has never won at Mohali against Pakistan. In return, Pakistan has never won against India in the World Cup. The winner will play Sri Lanka in the […]

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