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Legal news from Monday, September 6, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi

French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday his government would proceed to draft a law that would make it easier to deport illegal immigrants and strip immigrants accused of violent crimes of their French citizenship. The proposal targets immigrants who kill or attempt to kill public officials or police officers within 10 …

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by Carrie Schimizzi

Prosecutors in Bahrain on Saturday charged 23 Shiite Muslims with terrorism-related offenses and conspiring to overthrow the government, claiming that they were acting under the direction of an unnamed foreign government. The suspects, who have been under arrest since August, are charged with undermining national security and planning violence, intimidation and subversion through an international …

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by Erin Bock

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision Friday allowing two people to file habeas corpus petitions against removal orders from the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) despite provisions of the REAL ID Act (RIDA) removing jurisdiction from federal courts to hear such claims …

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