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US considers restrictions on green cards for immigrants receiving public benefits

The Trump administration may deny green cards to legal immigrants, both living in the US or just seeking to enter, if they have been dependent on certain public benefits, like housing vouchers, Medicaid or food stamps. The possible new restriction on migration policy was proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Saturday. The proposal could make it harder ...

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CNN, MSNBC look away as Trump hosts families of victims killed by illegal immigrants

President Donald Trump hosted families who lost loved ones to crimes committed by illegal immigrants. CNN and MSNBC cut their coverage of the White House event shortly after Trump accused the media of ‘overlooking’ the families. Trump hosted 14 members of “Angel Families” at the White House on Friday. Some of them held up photos of the loved ones whose ...

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Did Trump just call illegal immigrants ‘animals’?

President Donald Trump has once again made headlines, for supposedly referring to illegal immigrants as ‘animals’ during a White House roundtable on California ‘sanctuary city’ policies. Mainstream US media was quick to condemn the president’s remarks as bigotry and racism, and a dehumanization technique aimed at any and all immigrants from Latin America who enter the US illegally across the ...

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African immigrants protest violently in Florence after Senegalese vendor killed (VIDEO)

The Italian city of Florence has been rocked by protests mounted by African immigrants. The unrest has been provoked by the shooting dead of a Senegalese street vendor. Around 300 people, mainly of Senegalese origin, have staged a sit-in in the city’s center on Tuesday. The protesters called upon mayor Diego Nardella to come out to them, with the city ...

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‘Patriotic and law-abiding’: Democrat House leader slams arrests of illegal immigrants

Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) has attacked the recent arrests of hundreds of illegal immigrants. While half of those detained have criminal records, Pelosi called them law-abiding and patriotic. In an apparent bid to justify Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s (D) public tip to immigrants about this week’s raids by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the ...

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US Supreme Court paves way for indefinite detention of immigrants

In the ongoing back-and-forth over migrant rights, the US Supreme Court has lifted the time limit immigrants can be held without bond. This comes a day after US President Trump failed to end childhood migrants’ privileges. The court voted 5-3 to strike down a San Francisco 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to give detained immigrants the right to a ...

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Trump administration report blames immigrants for terrorism

Three out of four people convicted of international terrorism or terrorism-related offenses were “immigrants,” a new report by the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security has claimed. The DOJ broadly defines “immigrants” as both the people extradited to the US for trial and immigrants arrested in US.   The report, issued Tuesday, is in response to a provision in ...

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Trump asks why so many immigrants come to US from ‘s***hole countries’ – reports

President Donald Trump reportedly asked why so many people from “s***hole countries” like El Salvador, Haiti and specific African nations come to the US. The resulting outrage could wreck bipartisan immigration reform. Trump reportedly became furious during a meeting at the White House Thursday when Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) proposed restoring protections for immigrants from ...

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ICE cracks down on immigrants far from border, new data reveals

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 23:53 President Donald Trump made building a wall on the southern US border the centerpiece of his election campaign. But new data shows border detentions are at the lowest level in several decades. “Build that wall” was a common chant at rallies in support of Trump, but border crossings are decreasing and US Border Patrol ...

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'La Dolce Vita': Illegal immigrants found superglued in UK lorry subsisting on Belgian chocolate

Eleven illegal immigrants, super-glued into the back of a lorry by traffickers, have been discovered near Warminster, Wiltshire after travelling into the UK from Europe. They survived by munching the pricey Belgian chocolate the driver was transporting. Ten Iraqis, six minors among them, and one Afghan national were found quite by chance. The lorry pulled into a lay-by and people ...

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