Immigration


Five tense years since the 2015 migrant crisis Sunday, August 30th, 2020

PARIS, (AFP):- The arrival five years ago of more than a million migrants in Europe caused widespread chaos and, despite a significant decline in arrivals, tensions and divisions have continued between EU countries over migration. - 2015: over a million migrants - Migrants increasingly start..

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Europe still mired in division after migrant crisis

PARIS, (AFP):- Since taking in more than a million people fleeing war and poverty in 2015, Europe has stepped up border controls but still falls short on common migration and asylum policies. At the time, the migrant crisis "laid bare Europe's structural flaws and political divisions," said Marie..

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233 More Virus Cases Reported at ICE Facility in Arizona Saturday, August 29th, 2020

ELOY, ARIZ. (AP):- Immigration and Customs Enforcement has reported 233 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 at one of its facilities in Arizona. The infections are at the La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy, which has so far seen a total of 356 cases. No other facility reported even close to as many..

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USCIS Comes Up With Guidance on DACA Implementation Monday, August 24th, 2020

By N24 Staff Writer, LOS ANGELES:- The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has provided guidance on how it would implement Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf’s July 28 memorandum regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. According to..

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Portland Clashes Rage Again Outside US immigration Building Friday, August 21st, 2020

PORTLAND, OREGON, (AP):- Protesters in Oregon's largest city have clashed again with federal agents outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building that has become a new focus of the demonstrations that have gripped Portland for months, officials said Friday. People in a group of about..

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Border Patrol Arrests US Citizen, 10 Immigrants in Yuma Thursday, August 20th, 2020

YUMA, ARIZ,. (AP):- Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have arrested a U.S. citizen after allegedly attempting to smuggle 10 Mexican immigrants. U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities conducted immigration checks on a group of people waiting for an Amtrak train in downtown Yuma on..

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Clashes erupt in Portland outside US immigration building

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP):- Protesters in Portland clashed with federal agents for the first time since July in a demonstration targeting a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building that started Wednesday night and lasted until it was broken up early Thursday, officials said. The demonstrators..

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Fear, Language Barriers Hinder Immigrant Contact-Tracing Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

NEW YORK, (AP):- Only a handful of contact tracers working to slow COVID-19 in 125 communities near Chicago speak Spanish, despite significant Hispanic populations. Churches and advocacy groups in the Houston area are trying to convince immigrants to cooperate when health officials call. And in..

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California Judge Orders Virus Testing at Immigration Center Monday, August 17th, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP):- A judge in California ordered immediate testing of all detainees and staff at an immigration detention center where COVID-19 was spreading for weeks while officials refused to test for the virus. Federal District Court Judge Vince Chhabria ordered the U.S. Immigration and..

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Hoosiers Helping Immigrants Hit Hard by Coronavirus Pandemic Sunday, August 16th, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (AP):- Carlos Gomez was not able to work at his construction job for three weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19 in April. “I didn’t know what to do,” he said, “so I went to the emergency room.” Gomez, 44, who doesn’t have health insurance, a few days later received..

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Immigrants Comprise 5% of North Dakota’s Population Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

MINOT, N.D. (AP):- DATA from the American Immigration Council shows North Dakota has a small but growing community of immigrants, with many coming from the Philippines. The council's latest figures from 2018 show 35,824 foreign-born individuals comprised 5% of the state's population. Immigrants..

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