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New State Laws on Wages, Immigration Take Effect

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New State Laws on Wages, Immigration Take Effect

New State Laws on Wages, Immigration Take Effect

New State Laws on Wages, Immigration Take Effect

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Significant legislation takes effect across America with the arrival of the new year. Seventeen states will raise their minimum wage. Dozens of new immigration laws will go into effect, mostly aimed at illegal immigrants. And new, less restrictive, gun laws will take place in several states.

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