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Emigration and Immigration


Emigration is the act of leaving one's country or region to settle in another. It is the same as immigration but from the perspective of the country of origin. Human movement before the establishment of political boundaries or within one state, is termed migration. There are many reasons why people might choose to emigrate. Some are for reasons of religious, political or economic freedom or escape. Others have personal reasons such as marriage. Some people living in rich nations with cold climates choose to move to warmer climates when they retire.

 
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Taking Stock : Community Policing in Chicago

By: Sarah V. Hart

Legal Reference Publication

Summary: Chicago?s community policing program began in April 1993 with the announcement of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS). After a developmental period in several police districts, CAPS expanded in spring 1995 to involve the department?s entire patrol division. The program has continued to evolve; some elements were dropped or altered radically, and others have been put into place. The program celebrated its sixth anniversary as a citywide initiative in...

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. A. Sarourdy, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this manual, which is intended for developing countries, is to provide basic knowledge about the breeding and care of mice, rats, guinea-pigs and rabbits used for laboratory diagnosis and for the production and control of vaccines, reagents and drugs.

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. A. Sarourdy, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

ELEVAGE ET MAINTIEN WES ANIMAUX DE MSIBORATOIRE Ce manuel, destine aux pays en d4veloppemenC, a pour objectif de fournir des connaissances de base sur l'6levage et le maintien de souris, rats, cobayes et lapins utilises pour le diagnostic de laboratoire, la production ec le contr8le der vaccins, risctifs et medicaments.

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Monitoring Fo...

By: Alison Siskin

Summary: There has been increased interest in monitoring foreign students while maintaining the long tradition of permitting international scholars to study in the United States. There are three main avenues for students from other countries to temporarily come to the United States to study, and each involves admission as a nonimmigrant. The three visa categories used by foreign students are: F visas for academic study; M visas for vocational study; and J visas for cultu...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Consular Iden...

By: Andorra Bruno

Summary: The current debate about consular identification cards in the United States has centered around the matriculate consular, the consular identification card issued by Mexican consulates to Mexican citizens in the United States. In May 2003, the Treasury Department issued regulations allowing acceptance of the cards as proof of identity for the purpose of opening a bank account, and the cards are accepted for other purposes as well, including issuance of drivers licenses.

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Border and Tr...

By: Jennifer E. Lake

Summary: Enhancing border and transportation security (BTS) are essential strategies for improving and maintaining homeland security. Border security entails regulating the flow of traffic across the nation’s borders so that dangerous and unwanted goods and people are detected and denied entry. This requires a sophisticated border management system that balances the need for securing the nation’s borders with facilitating the essential free flow of legitimate commerce, c...

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Mexico-U.S. Relations: Issues for the 109Th Congress

By: K. Larry Storrs

Summary: The United States and Mexico have a special relationship as neighbors and partners under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The friendly relationship has been strengthened by President Bush’s meetings with President Fox. This report, covering trade, migration/border, drug trafficking, and political issues, will be updated on a regular basis.

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Day Labover Hiring Sites

By: Robin Toma

Excerpt: This manual strives to fill a gap in policymakers’ knowledge regarding the best ways to approach complaints concerning day laborer hiring sites. This gap became undeniably apparent to us after responding to requests for assistance in different neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and communities beyond, both urban and suburban. In meeting after meeting with irritated business owners, angry homeowners, and frustrated police officials, we would discuss the all-too-famili...

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Terrorist Identification, Screening, And Tracking under Homeland S...

By: William J. Krouse

Excerpt: This report analyzes Homeland Security Presidential Directive 6 (HSPD-6) and issues relating to (1) the establishment of a Terrorist Screening Center (TSC), (2) the transfer of certain terrorist identification and lookout record distribution functions from the Department of State to the Terrorist Threat Integration Center (TTIC) and TSC, and (3) the consolidation of terrorist watch lists into a single, stand-alone, terrorist screening database (TSDB) under the d...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Border and Tr...

By: Lisa M. Seghetti

Summary: Border and Transportation Security (BTS) is a pivotal function in protecting the American people from terrorists and their instruments of destruction. This report addresses selected programs and policies now in place that seek to attain higher levels of BTS. It is the second in a three-part series of CRS reports that make use of analytical frameworks to better understand complex phenomena and cast them in terms that facilitate consideration of alternative polici...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Homeland Secu...

By: Jennifer E. Lake

Excerpt: The annual consideration of appropriations bills (regular, continuing, and supplemental) by Congress is part of a complex set of budget processes that also encompasses the consideration of budget resolutions, revenue and debt-limit legislation, other spending measures, and reconciliation bills. In addition, the operation of programs and the spending of appropriated funds are subject to constraints established in authorizing statutes. Congressional action on the ...

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