Post Tagged with: "Immigration"

US resumes accepting applications to renew DACA

January 14, 2018 11:45 pm
US resumes accepting applications to renew DACA

A rally in Washington last month in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Photo via The New York Times) The Trump administration says it would resume accepting renewal requests by young immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). “Until further notice, and unless otherwise […]

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US President Donald Trump pushes Congress for tough immigration rules

December 12, 2017 3:18 am
US President Donald Trump pushes Congress for tough immigration rules

US President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive 1, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, December 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has urged Congress to legislate tough immigration rules in the wake of a blast that […]

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says US visa suspension ‘upsetting’

October 10, 2017 2:23 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says US visa suspension ‘upsetting’

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan reviews the guard of honor on his arrival in Ukraine, on October 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as “upsetting” Washington’s decision to suspend non-immigrant visa services for Turkish nationals at US diplomatic facilities in Turkey. The US Embassy […]

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Libya’s Tobruk-based government deny entry to American citizens

September 27, 2017 10:00 pm
Libya’s Tobruk-based government deny entry to American citizens

People exit the International Arrivals section at Los Angeles International Airport on June 29, 2017, where they were met by activists protesting President Donald Trump’s ban temporarily barring citizens of Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US. (Photo by AFP) The Libyan government based in the […]

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The United States imposes visa sanctions on four nations

September 14, 2017 10:00 am
The United States imposes visa sanctions on four nations

The US State Department on Wednesday will stop issuing certain kinds of visas to some citizens of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The United States has slapped visa sanctions on four African, Asian nations, arguing they have refused to take back deported citizens. The Homeland Security Department said Wednesday […]

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US Supreme Court restores Donald Trump’s travel ban barring 24,000 refugees

September 12, 2017 4:00 am
US Supreme Court restores Donald Trump’s travel ban barring 24,000 refugees

This file photo taken on June 15, 2017 shows the US Supreme Court. (AFP) The US Supreme Court has granted the Trump administration’s request to temporarily lift restrictions on the administration’s travel ban, blocking an opportunity for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the US. At the request of […]

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US Department of Homeland Security to temporarily readmit deported DACA recipient after lawsuit

September 10, 2017 4:48 am
US Department of Homeland Security to temporarily readmit deported DACA recipient after lawsuit

Bystanders watch as immigrants’ rights demonstrators march in protest of President Trump’s decision on DACA on September 7, 2017 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by AFP) The US Department of Homeland Security has decided to temporarily readmit a recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) after […]

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Grandparents not part of US President Donald Trump’s travel ban: Federal appeals court

September 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Grandparents not part of US President Donald Trump’s travel ban: Federal  appeals court

This file photo taken on June 29, 2017 shows people as they take part in a rally to protest restrictive guidelines issued by the US on who qualifies as a close familial relationship under the Supreme Court order on the Muslim and refugee ban at Union Square in New York. […]

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Jeff Sessions announces US President Donald Trump’s official rescinding of DACA

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Jeff Sessions announces US President Donald Trump’s official rescinding of DACA

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a program designed to protect from deportation immigrants who were brought to the country as children amid a huge outcry against the move. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program allowed almost 800,000 young men and women, often called “dreamers”, who had entered the […]

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US President Donald Trump holds the fate of 800,000 young immigrants in his hands

10:30 pm
US President Donald Trump holds the fate of 800,000 young immigrants in his hands

Young immigrants and supporters walk holding signs during a rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in Los Angeles, California on September 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump plans to announce Tuesday his decision on whether to end an amnesty for hundreds of thousands […]

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Hundreds of protesters rally in New York against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy

August 31, 2017 10:30 pm
Hundreds of protesters rally in New York against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 30: Hundreds of immigration advocates and supporters attend a rally and march to Trump Tower in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program also known as DACA on August 30, 2017 in New York City. Immigrants and advocates across the country are waiting […]

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The United States issues ban on traveling to North Korea

August 3, 2017 10:30 pm
The United States issues ban on traveling to North Korea

American passports (AP file photo) The United States has issued a ban prohibiting its citizens traveling to North Korea, following the death of an American national who was imprisoned in the Asian country over espionage charges. The measure was introduced on Wednesday after American officials said the risk of arrest […]

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US President Donald Trump to police: Be tougher on illegal immigrants

July 29, 2017 5:57 am
US President Donald Trump to police: Be tougher on illegal immigrants

President Donald Trump speaks at Suffolk Community College on July 28, 2017 in Brentwood, New York. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has said that police force should be tougher on undocumented immigrants who are arrested and taken into custody. Trump made the remarks on Friday during his visit […]

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Hundreds of Ukrainians cross border into European Union on first day of visa-free access

June 12, 2017 1:30 pm
Hundreds of Ukrainians cross border into European Union on first day of visa-free access

People greet Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (C) during a ceremony on the Slovak-Ukrainian border on June 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) June 11 marks the fist the day of the European Union’s visa waiver program for Ukraine which means Ukrainian nationals will no longer require visas to travel to Europe. […]

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US federal immigration agents arrest some 200 undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles area

May 26, 2017 10:52 am
US federal immigration agents arrest some 200 undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles area

Raids by federal agents resulted in arrests of nearly 200 people in southern California amid a continuing crackdown on illegal immigrants. (AFP Photo) US federal immigration agents have arrested nearly 200 people suspected of being in the country illegally during a five-day raid in the Los Angeles area in southern […]

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