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Protecting Canadians from Barbaric Cultural Practices

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Protecting Canadians from Barbaric Cultural Practices

Ottawa — Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced the tabling of legislation that will strengthen Canadian laws to prevent barbaric cultural practices from happening on Canadian soil. 713 more words

Arrest George Bush

On Thursday, George W. Bush and former U.S. president Bill Clinton (himself an accomplished war criminal) will be attending the Surrey Regional Economic Summit at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. 358 more words

Human Rights

What's So Secret In Asylum? or "Nobody can see the Great Feingold...not nobody, not no how!

One of the general benefits of getting into journalism is that a person is apt to develop a healthy respect for America’s public record and open meeting laws. 805 more words

Refugee Protection Act

Refugee Protection Act of 2011 - Sen. Leahy Introduces Welcome Changes, But Who's Left Out?

A recurring theme in criticism of my work is an issue of news value. Not that my curiosities lack value, but more concerns over timeliness and as they say, “How will it play in Peoria?” I’ve frequently been told that my reporting is far too academic, which I find to be weakly based argument to the point of being capricious, and rest assured the thesis of an upcoming blog will address the validity of these comments. 994 more words


Sen. Leahy Reintroduces Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

From TheStateColumn.com, 23 Jun 2011.

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), joined with Senators Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), John Kerry (D-Mass.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to reintroduce a comprehensive immigration reform bill aimed at addressing the broken immigration system with tough, smart, and fair measures. 501 more words


Refugee Protection Act of 2010, introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.).

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has introduced the The Refugee Protection Act of 2010 (see here).  The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Carl Levin (D-MI), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and Daniel Akaka (D-HI). 477 more words