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20Sep 2018

Canada to Become Stricter Towards Those with DUIs

In October, the Cannabis Act will take effect in Canada, making recreational marijuana legal. Some of the items added to that bill were stricter rules on allowing those with DUI convictions into the country. Unlike in the United States, the first offense for DUI is considered a felony in Canada.It used to be the case that if you waited 10 years after your sentence ended, you could gain reentry...

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20Nov 2017

Department of Justice Targets Sanctuary Cities

Department of Justice Targets Sanctuary Cities   On November 15, the Department of Justice sent a letter to 29 sanctuary jurisdictions that received law enforcement grants under the Byrne/Justice Assistance Grants program in 2016, warning them that they appear to be in violation of federal law and may have to repay the funds. The letter also stated that those 29 sanctuary cities could be barred from receiving...

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20Nov 2017

President Trum pushes for a new border wall after US Border Agent killed in attack

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent died Sunday morning from injuries he suffered while on patrol in southwest Texas, in Culberson County. Agent Rogelio Martinez and his partner were responding to activity while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector, which runs along the US-Mexico border. Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke, expressed her condolences “on behalf of the quarter of a million front line officers...

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23Aug 2017

President Trump's Arizona Speech on Immigration

During his Speech in Phoenix, Arizona, President Trump did not focus quite as much on immigration as expected. He did, however, focus on few immigration policy issues in detail. President Trump promised to build a wall along the border of United States and Mexcio, increase enforcement to remove the gangs to protect Americans, referring to the MS13 members as "animals" deserving removal. He also mentioned...

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03Aug 2017

Trump's Immigration Bill would Cut Legal Immigration Numbers by Half

President Trump embraced a proposal to cut legal immigration to the United States in half, limiting the ability of American citizens and legal residents to bring family members into the country.The bill would institute a merit-based system to determine who is admitted to the country and granted legal residency green cards, favoring applicants based on skills, education, and language ability, rather than relations with people...

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