Canada Holds 2017 Immigration Target at 300,000 People

By Leah Schnurr OTTAWA, Nov 1 – Canada said on Monday it would let 300,000 immigrants into the country in 2017, maintaining this year’s target despite recommendations to increase it to help spur economic growth and help business leaders bring in more talent. Immigration Minister John McCallum told reporters that making the 300,000 target permanent

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Mexicans Burn Donald Trump Effigies in Easter Ritual

By Henry Romero and Tomas Bravo MEXICO CITY, March 26 – Mexicans celebrating an Easter ritual late on Saturday burnt effigies of U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, whose anti-immigrant views have sparked outrage south of the American border. In Mexico City’s poor La Merced neighborhood, hundreds of cheering residents yelled “death” and various insults

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Donald Trump Urges Ban on Muslims Entering U.S.

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, Dec 7 – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to last week’s shooting spree by two Muslims who the FBI said had been radicalized. “We have no choice,”

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