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Two Democratic congressmen are proposing legislation that would strengthen penalties for unscrupulous notarios (notaries) and protect immigrants who fall victim to their schemes.
Dos congresistas demócratas, entre ellos el representante Ted Deutch de Boca Ratón, han presentado un proyecto de ley en la Cámara de Representantes para combatir a los polémicos notarios, personas que se hacen pasar por abogados o tramitadores de inmigración para así estafar a inmigrantes indocumentados, principalmente en comunidades donde viven mexicanos y centroamericanos.
O también de notarios sin escrúpulos. Para ponerles un alto, un congresista propuso una ley que protegería a los inmigrantes de la explotación legal.
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U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has introduced legislation targeting "notarios" who give immigrants fraudulent legal advice that can, at times, get them deported.
WASHINGTON -- Moderate Democrats working to gather support from Republicans for comprehensive immigration reform sent an ultimatum Friday to Speaker John Boehner: introduce a bill by Sept. 30 or they'll introduce their own.
Nihal Advani came to the U.S. from India to play college tennis and got a job at Microsoft after graduation, but couldn't get a work visa and had to move to Canada. Craig Ulliot is worried that he'll lose a promising young employee if she can't get an H-1B visa to stay in the U.S. and keep working at his startup.
For most immigrants, it is about the promise of a better life and an opportunity—the American Dream.
This past Saturday, July 21, was a day for them and for all immigrants who took part in the celebratory Day of the Immigrant 2013—Sharing our American Dream.
With the U.S. Congress failing to act, interest rates on federally-subsidized student loans doubled this week.
Effective July 1, the rates for Federal Stafford Loans went from 3.4 to 6.8 percent, meaning that without congressional action, the 7 million students using the program will see a $4,000 increase on their average debt of $27,000.
Rep. Foster stopped by Loaves and Fishes to volunteer and speak with clients about the importance of food assistance. This comes after House Republicans passed the Farm Bill without funding for SNAP.
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