Showing posts with label immigration. Show all posts
Showing posts with label immigration. Show all posts

Saturday, June 16, 2018

US Authorities Split 2,000 Children From Parents During Illegal Border Entries

US Authorities Split 2,000 Children From Parents During Illegal Border Entries
Close to 2,000 immigrant children were separated from their parents during apprehensions from April 19 through May 31 for illegal entry into the United States, a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official said in a conference call on Friday.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

US government shuts down after Senate votes to block budget bill

Senate votes to block budget bill
The US government has shut down after US Senators failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

U.S. Border Patrol accused of destroying water left for migrants

destroying water left for migrants
A humanitarian group has accused U.S. Border Patrol agents of destroying thousands of water jugs left out for migrants in an 800-square-mile desert corridor near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona.

The Wall is the Wall : US Wants Mexico to Pay for Border Wall 'Directly or Indirectly'

US Wants Mexico to Pay for Border Wall
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday his position on the border wall with Mexico has not changed, and that the latter country would pay for it "directly or indirectly."

Saturday, January 6, 2018

White House seeks 18 bln dollars for border wall with Mexico

wall with Mexico
The US government is asking the Congress for nearly 18 billion US dollars in a decade to expand the current US border wall with Mexico to nearly 1,000 miles (1,600 km), it was revealed Friday.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Migration to UK Plunges in Year after Brexit, Driven by EU Citizens

Migration to UK Plunges in Year after Brexit
Net migration to Britain fell sharply in the 12 months after last year’s Brexit referendum, with more than three-quarters of the drop due to EU citizens leaving and fewer arriving, official data showed on Thursday.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

EU divided over calls to block Turkey’s bid : Turkey is a "vital partner" in many crises that we all face

Turkey remains a vital partner of the EU
European Union member countries are presenting a divided picture on whether to continue full membership talks with Turkey, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to call her European partners to either suspend or end Ankara’s bid to join the 29-member club.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Immigration: mise en garde de dirigeants d'entreprise à Trump

milliers de jeunes sans-papiers aux Etats-Unis
Les dirigeants de plusieurs dizaines de grandes entreprises, d'Amazon à Apple en passant par Facebook, ont appelé Donald Trump à ne pas supprimer un programme qui permet à des centaines de milliers de jeunes sans-papiers de rester aux Etats-Unis.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Israel, Central European countries sign joint statement on migration, Mideast peace process

Visegrad Four countries
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the prime ministers of the Visegrad Four countries (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia) signed a joint statement here on Wednesday on global issues such as migration, fight against terrorism and the peace process in the Middle East.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Pope Warns G20 against Dangerous Alliances Damaging Poor, Migrants

Pope Francis warned leaders of the world's top 20 economies meeting in Hamburg against forming dangerous and distorting alliances that could harm the poor and migrants, in an article in Italian daily la Repubblica on Saturday.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump to issue new executive order on immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he will rescind his controversial executive order temporarily barring entry to refugees and immigrants and replace it with a new one next week.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump fires acting US attorney general over immigration ban defiance

The president of the United States on Monday fired the acting attorney general after she refused to defend in court the ban on immigrants and refugees imposed by the White House on Friday.

Monday, January 30, 2017

White House Reverses Course on Green Card Holders

The White House on Sunday tried to tamp down concerns about President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration order in the face of widespread protests, as some Republicans in Congress urged him to proceed with caution in the face of legal pushback.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Iraq joins Iran in mulling reciprocal travel ban on Americans

The Iraqi parliament's foreign affairs committee called on Sunday for a reciprocal ban on Americans coming into the country, a parliament member said, after US President Donald Trump last week signed a ban on people from seven Muslim majority countries entering the US.

Labour leader wants Trump's UK visit cancelled

British Labour Party leader called on Sunday for the cancellation of the US president's visit to the United Kingdom later this year, until the US leader backs down from his new immigration policy.

US Judge Temporarily Blocks Part of Trump Order on Immigration

President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries led to widespread confusion Saturday as refugees, green-card holders, students and workers were detained at American airports or barred from boarding international flights to the U.S.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Le Pen to push for 'Frexit' if EU refuses to cede powers

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday she would campaign for France to leave the EU unless Brussels agreed to return full powers to control immigration and economic policy to member states.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Oettinger predicts that next flow of refugees will be from Egypt

The political situation in Egypt is not stable, while the economic prospects are not optimistic. This can result in the flow of refugees to the EU, reports DW, referring to the announcement of the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy Günther Hermann Oettinger.

Monday, November 14, 2016

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