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More people are filing to become citizens in the face of anti-immigration politics

Post on April 25, 2016, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

  At a recent fair at the Long Beach Convention Center, more than 3,000 immigrants got free help filling out citizenship applications and practiced casting ballots at mock voting booths. Events like this almost certainly were not what Republicans intended when they blocked President Obama‘s program to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. But the new nationwide Continue Reading…

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Rio Olympic Venues Ready

Post on April 12, 2016, 1:06 pm by admin 0 Comments

In early 2014, a senior Olympic Committee official returned from a trip to Rio de Janeiro and declared Brazil’s preparations for the Summer Games to be the worst he’d ever seen. In the two years since, a crippling recession set in, dozens of construction executives were ensnared in a nationwide corruption scandal and the president Continue Reading…

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Blackstone Eyeing Up Brazil

Post on April 4, 2016, 1:51 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Investment firm Blackstone Group LP hired advisers from JP Morgan Chase & Co. to consider acquiring a controlling stake in Brazilian shopping mall operator BR Malls Participacoes SA , a newspaper reported on Sunday. Rio de Janeiro daily O Globo, without citing sources for its information, said the acquisition would amount to Brazil’s biggest-ever real Continue Reading…

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Dilma Closer Getting the Boot

Post on March 31, 2016, 1:50 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s president. Brazil’s largest political party, the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB), said it will leave its coalition with the ruling Workers’ Party (PT), Reuters reports. That means we’re one step closer to seeing the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and the end of her party’s decade-plus rule over the world’s seventh-largest Continue Reading…

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Foreign Investors Look to Brazil for Bargains in the Housing Market

Post on March 30, 2016, 1:59 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

As Brazil is rocked by political uncertainty and alarmed by a shrinking economy, canny investors are turning to the country’s real-estate market in search of a bargain. Companies are keen to identify “stranded” properties from a surplus of stock and secure large discounts on them. By buying at a low in the country’s economic cycle Continue Reading…

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What Should Investors Expect From Brazil’s Economy In 2016?

Post on March 25, 2016, 3:52 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

On Sunday March 13 more than a million people marched through the streets of major cities in Brazil, loudly demanding the impeachment of the country’s embattled president, Dilma Rousseff. Brazil is facing a historic political crisis that is compounded by deep-seated economic problems. While still a major market for companies such as Ford, IBM, Amazon, and Continue Reading…

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