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Legal news from Saturday, January 8, 2011
by Daniel Makosky

US Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Wednesday introduced legislation designed to restrict the automatic grant of citizenship to children born on US soil. The bill, designated the "Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011," seeks to deter illegal immigration by amending the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to limit citizenship only to …

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by Daniel Makosky

A federal judge in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Friday sentenced Paul Magliocchetti, founder of the now-defunct political lobbying firm PMA Group, to 27 months imprisonment for his involvement in campaign finance improprieties spanning over five years. Magliocchetti was indicted in August and the …

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