201711.27
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Temporary Protected Status

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TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS (TPS) FOR SYRIA (Temporary Protected Status for Syria has been extended for another 18 months) • If you currently hold TPS Status (your case has already been approved) you must re-register during the 60 day re-registration period from January 5, 2015, until March 6, 2015. • If you do not have TPS,…

201711.27
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THE TRUE STORY OF SHARIA IN AMERICAN COURTS

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On May 21 Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed legislation prohibiting judges in the state from considering foreign law in their rulings. The law declares that any court decision will be considered void if it relies “in whole or in part on any foreign law, legal code or system that would not grant the parties affected…

201711.27
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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INFORMATION ON DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS, (A/K/A DREAM ACT) Consideration for childhood arrivals: You might be considered for deferred action for childhood arrivals and be eligible for Employment Authorization if you: Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012; • Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday; •…

201711.27
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Provisional Waiver

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PROVISIONAL WAIVER EFFECTIVE MARCH 4, 2013 PROVISIONAL UNLAWFUL PRESENCE WAIVER (I-601A) If you entered without Inspection or are otherwise ineligible for Adjustment of Status and are subject to the 3 year/10 year bar if you leave the US, you may be eligible for your “Green Card” at a US Embassy overseas. You are eligible for…

201411.20
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WHAT DOES PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION MEAN TO YOU

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On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a number of Executive Orders that will impact the current immigration situation in the United States. These orders include a number of enforcement initiatives that will strengthen the country’s boarders in an attempt to reduce illegal immigration and will prioritize the deportation of aliens who have committed serious…

201410.09
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THE PULSE: SHOCK FOR CRITICS: MUSLIM JUDGE’S NON-SHARIA RULING

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The facts of the case read like a first-year law school exam: “Plaintiff and defendant were never married. The parties entered into a relationship in late 2012 and defendant discovered she was pregnant in February 2013. Shortly after the parties discovered that defendant was pregnant, plaintiff proposed to defendant, and she accepted. In early summer…

201407.30
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SHARIAH CONTROVERSY

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ABED AWAD, Awad & Khoury Law Office: We can have a will compliant with shariah, no problem. KIM LAWTON, correspondent: At the Awad & Khoury law offices near Newark, New Jersey, attorney Abed Awad consults with Muslims about creating contracts, wills and other legal documents that adhere to the principles of shariah, Islamic law. And…

201403.05
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DOES ISLAM REALLY CONDEMN CONVERTS TO DEATH?

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(CNN) – Last month, a Sudanese court imposed a death sentence on Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, a 27-year-old pregnant mother, because she refused to renounce her Christian faith. Ibrahim says she was raised Christian by her mother after her Muslim father abandoned them when she was 6 years old. But this week, a man claiming to be Ibrahim’s…