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#TBT: November 16, 2023

by | Nov 16, 2023 | Northern Mariana Islands | 0 comments

On November 28, 2009, the Northern Mariana Islands began their transition to United States immigration laws after initially having a separate immigration system. After reports surfaced of abusive practices for immigrant workers, the US exercised its covenant power to apply its laws.



William-Jose Velez Gonzalez

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez

William-José Vélez González is a native from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and a graduate from Florida International University in biomedical engineering, engineering management, with a minor in international relations. He served as the national executive vice president of the Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association for 5 years. He lives in Washington, DC, where he works at the Children’s National Research Institute and runs Opsin, a nonprofit design studio dedicated to making design more accessible. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Pasquines.


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