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Ask an immigration lawyer: what do Dreamers need to know now?

Lisa Weissman, a supervising attorney and lecturer at Stanford Law School Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, explains how the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program came to be and how it works. 46 more words

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IRS warns that tax-related phishing scams are on the rise

According to the IRS, the amount of phishing scams targeting W-2 forms rose sharply this year compared to last. In 2016, around 50 companies and organizations fell victim to such scams while during this year’s tax season, that number increased to around 200. 190 more words

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Know Your Rights: The Five Freedoms of the First Amendment

The First Amendment to the Constitution is part of a collection of legislature known as the Bill of Rights. While the Constitution was designed to consolidate power into the federal government, there was a faction of lawmakers who feared the type of centralized power that the Constitution gave to the federal government. 966 more words

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Know Your Rights Workshops for Immigrant Communities

Illinois resident Lindsey Karls studied law at the University of Iowa. Following her graduation, she became a research assistant at her alma mater, where she researched law school curriculum, edited textbooks, and wrote memoranda. 265 more words

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22,000 People Agree To Clean Toilets For WiFi Because They Didn't Read The Terms | Gizmodo Australia

Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the World Wide Web, listed his top worries for the future of his creation earlier this year. One of his biggest concerns is the increasingly dense terms of service agreements that companies ask users to sign. 264 more words

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The Other Side of a Nightmare

Last year I posted Escape and mentioned that it had been a difficult year; and someday I would explain.  Someday is finally here.  Life hasn’t necessarily gotten any easier, but I’m still breathing so there is always hope.   2,832 more words