immigration

U.S. Judge Halts Deportation of More than 1,400 Iraqi Nationals

By Steve Friess DETROIT, July 24 – A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith granted a preliminary injunction requested by American Civil

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Grandmas, Grandpas from Travel Ban States Now Welcome

By Arshad Mohammed and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON, July 17 – Grandparents of U.S. citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive U.S. visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that reflects the latest court ruling on U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The memo, or cable, from U.S. Secretary of

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Pope Francis: Will Be “Sincere” With Trump Over Differences

By Philip Pullella ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, May 14 – Pope Francis said on Saturday he would be “sincere” with U.S. President Donald Trump over their sharp differences on subjects such as immigration and climate change when the two hold their first meeting at the Vatican later this month. But the pope also told reporters

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U.S. Mayors ask Trump to Keep Young Illegals Immigration Policy

By Daniel Bases NEW YORK, Dec 8  – Mayors from the largest U.S. cities warned President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday of the potential economic harm he might cause if he wipes out a program that allows young illegal immigrants to remain in the United States. They warned in a letter that as much as $9.9

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Trump has Broad Power to Implement Immigration Policies

By Mica Rosenberg and Julia Edwards Ainsley NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Dec 5  – President-elect Donald Trump will be able to make many of his promised changes in immigration policy unilaterally by exercising the same kind of executive powers he criticized President Barack Obama for using. But while most of the measures laid out in a ten-point

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Trump Promises To Deport Atleast 2-3 Million ‘Criminal’ Immigrants

November 13, 2016 – President-elect Donald Trump has promised to deport or incarcerate “probably two million, or even three million criminal” illegal immigrants, once he takes office in a post-election interview.” The program will be aired Sunday on CBS News “60 Minutes” program at 7 p.m. EST. http://newsweekme.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Trump.mp4 Social Streams

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Trump Says His Language is “Much, Much Cleaner” Than Jay Z

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson MANCHESTER, N.H./STERLING HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN, Nov 7 – As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton criss-crossed the United States on Sunday in a final, frenzied burst of campaigning, the Republican said he was the “last chance” to fix a broken country while his Democratic rival said a “moment of reckoning” had

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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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PM May Rejects Points-Based Immigration Controls Sought by Brexit Campaigners

By William James HANGZHOU, China, Sept 5 – British Prime Minister Theresa May rejected a “points-based” system to screen immigrants, setting up a potential conflict with Brexit campaigners in her government who promised to bring in Australian-style controls over EU migrants. May, who favoured staying in the European Union but has pledged to deliver on

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