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RI Lawmakers Beef Up Immigration Proposals

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Rhode Island State Representative Jon Brien is strengthening an immigration reform proposal for the state assembly. Rep. Brien's proposal has passed the Rhode Island House in the previous two years before stalling in the General Assembly. But this year's bill expands the mandatory use of E-Verify from state agencies and vendors to private businesses.

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Haitians Denied Temporary Immigration Protection

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The Bush Administration has denied temporary protected status to Haitians already living in the United States illegally while the nation recovers from tropical storms. The request for temporary protected status came from Haitian President René Préval to allow tens of thousands of Haitians already in the United State illegally to stay until the island recovers.

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