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Sleep is a rare commodity for Juan Cortez. Between nights spent clearing tables at a Manhattan nightclub and days running food to customers in a Bronx restaurant, the 42-year-old Peruvian immigrant worries more about finding time for shuteye than job security.

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LA Times | 08/07/09

The Senate confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor yesterday as the nation's first Latina Supreme Court justice, concluding a 10-week battle with a resounding victory for the White House.

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Columbus Dispatch | 08/06/09

A report released yesterday by the Immigration Policy Center states that Latinos, whether legal or illegal immigrants, act as an economic boom to the state. But an immigration critic says supporting immigrants outweighs any benefit. Read more about that below.

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Denver Daily News | 08/05/09

An immigration policy group says Latinos and Asians in Colorado have a buying power of nearly $26 billion and their businesses employ more than 53,000 people.

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San Francisco Examiner | 08/04/09

An immigration policy group says Latinos and Asians in Colorado have a buying power of nearly $26 billion and their businesses employ more than 53,000 people.

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KJCT News 8 | 08/04/09

Those much ballyhooed public state House-Senate conference committee hearings designed to end the long budget impasse were quickly suspended last week. And, as predicted here, a whining Gov. Rendell took the talks back behind closed doors. It's another exercise in screw-the-public politics.

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Pittsburgh Tribune | 08/01/09

Keely Alexander, from Superior, has co-authored a children’s book on immigration. "Davy Brown Discovers His Roots" will debut June 3 in Las Vegas at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference.

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Clark Fork Chronicle | 05/25/09

Imagine what it would be like if everyone looked the same, ate the same food, wore the same clothes and liked to do the same things

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SOUTH COAST TODAY | 05/21/09

Today, the American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF) announced Olivia Chiu, 11 of South Pasadena, CA, as the first place winner of the 2009 "Celebrate America" Creative Writing Contest.

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IMMIGRATION PROF BLOG | 05/21/09

"Velani Mynhardt Witthöft and Keely Alexander, authors of Davy Brown Discovers His Roots will be signing copies of their book in Las Vegas on Wednesday, June 3, during the opening of the AILA exhibit hall and on Saturday morning, June 6 at the AILF booth."

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GLOBAL BUZZ SOUTHERN AFRICA | 05/14/09