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The proposal came from State Assemblymembers Iraís Vázquez, Carlos Torres and Mónica “La Chula” Hernández At the request by Assemblemembers Iraís Vázquez Aguiar, Carlos Torres Torres and Mónica “La Chula” Hernández Álvarez’s from the PAN parliamentary group, the plenary session of the local congress approved a point of agreement in …

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$48 Million Saved In Arizona Taxpayer Money Due to New Regulation

PHOENIX, AZ.- Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, recently announced that due to widespread regulation cuts, a resulting $48 million in taxpayer money was saved. Last year, upwards of 650 regulations were cut, inevitably leading to savings. Ducey described many of these regulations as essentially “needless”, making for easy cuts in the …

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Rewrite of USCIS Mission Statement Cannot Change America’s Identity as a Nation of Immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) expresses its deep disappointment at the Trump administration’s rewrite of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) mission statement to, among other things, remove the phrase “a nation of immigrants.” “Removing words in the USCIS mission statement cannot change the …

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USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses

Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions WASHINGTON—The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. USCIS has published a policy memorandum making clear that USCIS may …

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5th Annual Taste of the Valley Scholarship Fundraiser

By: Diana Moreno, SDSU Assistant Director of Development & Community Affairs San Diego State University Imperial Valley (SDSU IV), will host its 5th Annual Taste of the Valley Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the campus Rollie Carrillo Quad at 6:30 PM. Over 500 business, civic and community …

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IID and community receive update on Colorado River

-Editorial Many interested community members attended a public workshop held at the Imperial Irrigation District boardroom on January 30, to hear about the laws and agreements that govern the Colorado River. The presentation was led by noted water attorney Charles DuMars. The focus of the workshop was to provide, within …

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