User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Citizenship
Last updated: Jan 18 2020 11:33 IST RSS 2.0
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Two immigrants, pastor, Army sergeant guilty of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud 18.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Two immigrants, a pastor and an Army sergeant have been convicted of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud as part of an illegal immigration scheme, according to federal prosecutors.
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Colorado father of five deported to Mexico after long battle for legal residency 17.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado father of five who declined immigration sanctuary in a church has been deported to Mexico after a long battle to obtain legal residency, an immigration advocate and family confirmed.
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Hong Kong Express Airways sorry for making woman take pregnancy test 17.1.2020 BBC: World
Hong Kong Express Airways told the woman she could not fly to US territory Saipan without the test.
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CAA: Microsoft boss calls India's new citizenship law 'sad' 14.1.2020 BBC: Business
Satya Nadella's comments come amid ongoing, sometimes violent, protests against the controversial rules.
Royal couple, eh? 13.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Harry and Meghan haven't said where they might move, but some Canadians are said to be contemplating having the royal couple as neighbors.

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HRW chief 'denied entry to Hong Kong' ahead of critical China report 12.1.2020 BBC: World
Kenneth Roth says he had planned to launch a report highlighting China's "assault" on human rights.
Op-Ed: California's first attempt to pass anti-immigrant laws dates back to the Gold Rush 12.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The state's first U.S. senator tried to keep immigrants out of California's gold fields.

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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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For decades, this city was a haven for refugees. Then residents tried to ban them 9.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

North Dakota was one of the top destinations for new refugees in the United States. Now some wonder if they can still call it home.

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Haitians gained protections to stay in the U.S. after a devastating quake. A decade later, Trump wants that to end 8.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Trump wants to end Temporary Protected Status protections that have been in place since 2010 -- affecting some 46,000 Haitians, and thousands of children born to them.

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Mexico balks at U.S. plan to send Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala 8.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration holds that Mexicans are not excluded from an agreement it reached in July for Guatemala to take asylum seekers who are not Guatemalan.

Activist Faces Jail for Resisting Massachusetts Sheriff’s Collaboration With ICE 7.1.2020
Sherrie Andre protested to end an agreement that allows Bristol County deputies to act as U.S. ICE ...
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Iranian Americans describe ordeal of detention at U.S.-Canada border 7.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Customs and Border Protection has denied that U.S. citizens of Iranian descent were detained and questioned at the border, but as more first-hand accounts surfaced, Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal and others condemned the agency's tactics.

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A masked mob tore through an Indian university. Why didn't police act? 7.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In a country gripped by unrest over an anti-Muslim citizenship law, authorities failed to stop an attack on a campus seen as a liberal bastion.

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To produce citizenship data, DHS to share records with Census 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Department of Homeland Security has finalized an agreement to share records that the Census Bureau says will help it produce data about the citizenship status of every person living in the United States.
Iranian Americans reportedly questioned at U.S.-Canada border in British Columbia 6.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are reportedly questioning Iranians and Iranian Americans trying to enter the U.S. at the border in Surrey, Canada.

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‘Cried with joy’: Minnesota's Liberians find elation, relief in new permanent residency law 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota’s Liberian community is celebrating a new federal law that opens a path for permanent residency in the U.S. Advocates say it’s a happy ending to a long, hard-fought journey. Just a year ago, many Liberians feared deportation.
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Opinion: The political history of locking up immigrants in the U.S. 5.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

President Eisenhower closed immigration prisons to improve America's image abroad during the Cold War.

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‘It’s been 25 years’: Liberians celebrate new pathway to citizenship 4.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
On Saturday, Liberians in Minnesota will celebrate a new law allowing those with temporary status to be in the country permanently. One Twin Cities advocate known in the community as the “DED queen” says she hasn’t stopped dancing since President Trump signed the bill last month.
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Editorial: A lot is riding on the 2020 census. We'd better get it right 3.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Getting the decennial census right is vital for our democracy, so we hope the Census Bureau, after a rocky run-up, will be ready for the 2020 count.

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