immigration

Hearings on US migrant detentions draw tears

Lawyers, and officials about detention centers holding Central American asylum seekers that have drawn outrage for deplorable conditions and dangerous overcrowding. 

published on : 12th July 2019

Texas Governor to deploy 1,000 more troops to border

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Friday he will be deploying 1,000 additional National Guard troops to the border amid a 'humanitarian crisis.'

published on : 22nd June 2019

Immigration officials tout 'summer camps' for migrant children

Lawmakers on Tuesday demanded answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy that led to thousands of migrant children to be torn away from their parents.

published on : 1st August 2018

'If you can’t come legally, don’t come', says Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence said during the first stop of a Latin American tour on Tuesday that if Central Americans thinking of immigrating to the United States "can't come legally, don't come"

published on : 27th June 2018

Trump blames Democrats for immigration policy, says he 'hates' separating children from parents

President Trump blames Democrats for his controversial immigration policy saying he "hates" separating children from parents. 

published on : 9th June 2018

British interior minister resigns amid immigration scandal

Britain's interior minister, Amber Rudd, resigns after Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced criticism for its treatment of long-term residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants.

published on : 30th April 2018

Pakistan, China behind illegal immigration in northeast: General Bipin Rawat

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said that Pakistan and China are behind illegal immigration in the northeast.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Rome: Thousands march in Italy for migrant rights

Demonstrators in central Rome stand in solidarity with refugees and migrants, who many say deserve more rights than what they currently have in Europe. 

published on : 22nd October 2017

Donald Trump and senators seek to slash legal immigration

After a crackdown on illegal immigration that has sharply reduced the number of unauthorized border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President is turning his attention to reducing legal immigrants.

published on : 3rd August 2017

New Yorkers dial into immigrant stories in phone booths

'Once Upon a Place' lets listeners pick up a phone inside an old New York City phone booth and hear immigration stories.

published on : 29th June 2017

Kelly unveils new security measures for foreign flights arriving in US

What officials said was a move that aims to end a limited in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices and prevent its expansion to additional airports.

published on : 29th June 2017

At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued off the coast of Libya

Volunteers recovered 24 bodies on Libya's shores on Tuesday as 5,000 migrants were rescued in a single day.

published on : 28th June 2017

Syrian students fleeing war find home in Mexico amidst Trump ban

Mexicans gather at the capital's international airport to welcome a Syrian student arriving in the country to complete her studies after fleeing war.

published on : 3rd February 2017