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CNMI residents choosing to fight deportation

It has been in the news for quite some time that there are many people in the District of Columbia and other states and territories of the United States who are struggling to avoid deportation. Many of these people are here legally, but in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), many hard working citizens there are facing deportation. The reason that they are in this predicament is because the economy is struggling to keep people afloat and those who are legal immigrants are now facing a new rule that could force their deportation.

Handing out condoms leads to deportation proceeding

The possibility of deportation for a permanent resident alien is a harrowing experience in the District of Columbia and throughout the country. In many instances, having fought so hard to obtain legal status in the first place, the thought it could all be taken away is quite a bit more than unsettling. It is frightening. But at times immigrants accept jobs that they might not otherwise take because they are fighting to survive and hoping for something better to come along. When some of those jobs border on the illicit, the result could be a permanent trip beyond another type of border, deportation from the United States.

Ignoring deportation order, President's uncle faces charges

For some politicians, the media fodder isn't about their personal shortcomings, but instead problems of various members of their family. Recently, President Obama's uncle has captured the attention of various media outlets. The uncle was arrested on a drunken driving charge in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Immigration laws fuel political fires across party lines

Speculation on Washington's new immigration laws has the country on the edge of its seat. President Barack Obama has stated that the United States will deport illegal immigrants with criminal histories, as well as those that pose a potential threat to national security. The new immigration laws also provides that those individuals who currently face deportation but lack a criminal record will be allowed to remain in the United States and possibly get a work permit.

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