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The Immigration Policy Center has compiled research which shows that immigrants, Latinos, and Asians are an essential part of Minnesota's economy and tax base. As workers, consumers, taxpayers, and entrepreneurs, immigrants and their children are an economic powerhouse. As the state works towards economic recovery, immigrants and their children will continue to play a key role in shaping the economic and political landscape of the North Star State.

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Reuters | 10/15/09

The polling wars on immigration reform have officially begun. Today, the Center for Immigration Studies, which aims to restrict immigration to the United States and deport those who are here illegally, sent around the findings of a recent Zogby poll which finds that — surprise! — a majority of Mexicans say they think their friends and family would be more likely to come to the United States if the U.S. granted them permanent legal status. Never mind that no U.S. lawmaker is actually proposing to do that.

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The Washington Independent | 10/14/09

Immigrants make up a growing portion of New Jersey’s economy, according to a report by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Immigration Policy Center, issued Oct. 6.

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NJ Biz | 10/12/09

A U.S. senator is co-sponsoring legislation that would allow the children of Filipino World War II veterans living in the United States to become permanent U.S. residents.

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Taiwan News | 10/11/09

Immigration is overwhelmingly about economics. If any doubts linger, they should be wiped away by the decline in the U.S. foreign-born population last year.

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Long Island Business News | 10/09/09

Gustavo Cabrera, one of 31 janitors arrested last year in a high-profile raid on state courthouses, yesterday won the right to remain permanently in the United States, based on a 1997 law that legal experts say has provided relief to fewer than 200,000 people.

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The Providence Journal | 10/03/09

Is the U.S. losing some of its juice as a destination for foreign tourists? Syed Shahid Ali, a member of the International Olympic Committee from Pakistan, raised that issue ahead of the IOC picking Rio to host the 2016 Summer Games over Madrid, Tokyo and last-place finisher Chicago.

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NY Daily News | 10/02/09

Immigrants make up more than 4 percent of South Carolina's population, according to census figures, and Latinos and Asians have a significant effect on the state’s economy.

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Independent Mail | 09/18/09

The issue of birthright citizenship is reaching a fever pitch, as groups on both sides of the immigration debate battle out the possibility of an immigration overhaul.

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Orange County Register | 09/15/09

One part of childhood everyone remembers are their favorite books; the characters, the story, and the lessons they taught

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Blisted | 09/14/09