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  • s  of persons born in another area or country than that lived in

  • Between the late 1980s and today, the percentage of foreign-born residents in Ireland grew from around 1% to almost 12%.
  • We reached 100 million in 1915, when the largest segment of the foreign-born population came from Germany.
  • In a country known for its small foreign-born population only 1.
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  • DOMA ruling clears gay rights hurdle in immigration bill
    DOMA ruling clears gay rights hurdle in immigration bill The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 26, 2013 12:46PM MDT Forget the Senate floor fight. By striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, the Supreme Court has cleared the way for gay U.S. citizens to sponsor foreign-born spouses for green cards — a delicate pressure point threatening to burst a bipartisan coalition for immigration reform just ...
    June 26, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • CIS: Foreign-Born Share Would Hit Historic High in 7 Years Under S.744
    WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) the Gang of Eight Bill (S.744) would dramatically increase legal immigration, while reducing future illegal immigration by only 25 percent. Based on CBO's numbers, the Center for Immigration Studies projects that under S.744 the foreign-born (legal and illegal) share of the U.S. population ...
    June 24, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
  • For these senators, immigration is a personal story
    As debate unfolds on an immigration bill, senators open up about foreign-born parents and other immigrants they've known. WASHINGTON — Behind the desk at his office in the Capitol, the Senate's assistant majority leader, Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, keeps a framed copy of his mother's naturalization certificate.        
    June 24, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

  • Bill Gates in CRN
    When you consider the indiscriminate carnage that a single suicide bomber can create against innocent civilians, the answer is unquestionably yes. In a broader sense, the foreign-born suicide bomber nearly drove Iraq to the brink of civil war in... Gregory Smith USA Today Mar 15, 2008 38987 50342 foreign-born Last year, at Microsoft, we were unable to obtain H-1B visas for over a third of our foreign-born candidates. There are a number of steps that Congress and the White House should take to address this problem, including extending the period that...
  • Indra Nooyi in Forbes
    Being a woman, being foreign-born, you've got to be smarter than anyone else,says Nooyi, who honors her heritage by often attending PepsiCo events wearing a sari.

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