Immigration


Foreign students fear deportation over Trump visa threat Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

NEW YORK, (AFP):- Pakistani student Taimoor Ahmed is one of hundreds of thousands of foreigners enrolled in American universities now fearing for their future after Donald Trump's administration threatened to revoke their visas. The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced this week..

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Don’t Scapegoat Migrants for the Pandemic

Let’s be clear: COVID-19 initially spread around the world as a result of well-heeled travelers returning home from cruises, foreign skiing holidays, and international conferences. But many wrongly prefer to blame migrants instead – often with appalling consequences. For example, Yemeni..

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US says foreign students whose classes move online cannot stay Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- The United States said Monday it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of the coronavirus crisis. “Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a..

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Citizenship Distribution Delayed In The US Due To COVID-19 Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Staff Writer, LOS ANGELES:- The tasks of distributing citizenship to qualified immigrants have been delayed in the US, because of the COVID-19 situation and the announcement of furloughing more than 13,000 employees of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The citizenship..

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Appeals court: Trump wrongly diverted $2.5B for border wall Friday, June 26th, 2020

By DAISY NGUYEN, SAN FRANCISCO (AP):- federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the Trump administration in its transfer of $2.5 billion from military construction projects to build sections of the U.S. border wall with Mexico, ruling it illegally sidestepped Congress, which gets to decide how..

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Justices boost Trump administration’s power in asylum cases Thursday, June 25th, 2020

By MARK SHERMAN, WASHINGTON (AP):- The Supreme Court on Thursday strengthened the Trump administration’s ability to deport people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge. Immigration experts suggested the administration would use sweeping language in the..

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Latest Immigration Executive Order Explained Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

President Donald Trump's latest curb on immigration tightens and extends restrictions on foreign work visas and legal immigration to the U.S. The newly-signed order blocks — through the end of the year — visas for a variety of guest workers such as au pairs, engineers and scientists, who come..

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