Immigration expanded by use of “emergency” provision

Last week, President Barack Obama used a provision known as “humanitarian parole” to give temporary legal status to immigrant entrepreneurs. The move has received considerable criticism as this parole has historically been used only during periods of emergency. The use of humanitarian parole enables the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to admit immigrants …

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Cuba denounces US immigration policy

Yesterday, Josefina Vidal, the US Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba director general, slammed the extraterritorial impact that US immigration policy has had on the Caribbean island. On social media site, Twitter, Vidal shared a text that the Cubadebate site had released to Washington – the request by nine countries in Latin America to review …

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Will Trump’s immigration stance be clarified on Wednesday?

Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has announced that he will make a speech about illegal immigration. The speech will take place in Arizona on Wednesday. The announcement follows a week of speculation that Trump’s hard-line attitude, including his desire to deport the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living illegally in the US, may be softening. …

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The US to review private immigration prisons use

The US Department of Homeland Security is to study whether to continue using detention centers that are privately run. Such centers have recently been called unsafe for immigrants by the Justice Department. The announcement, made yesterday, resulted in falling shares for private prison operators. Jeh Johnson, the Secretary of the DHS, says he has given …

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Immigration route for entrepreneurs planned by the US

Foreign entrepreneurs attempting to create new businesses in the US might soon be given a new option for immigration. This would allow temporary access to the country for up to five years. It comes as a new rule, proposed by the Department of Homeland Security, on Friday. The new proposal would enable entrepreneurs’ admission to …

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Trump vows to crack down on US visa cheats

On Saturday, Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, gave new details about how he intends to deal with illegal immigration to the US. He vowed to crack down on anyone overstaying the expiry date on their US visa, as he tried to soothe the critics alarmed by the sudden change in his stance on immigration. During …

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Trump’s changed immigration stance continues

Donald Trump has again hinted at a softer stance on the issue of immigration, indicating that he would be willing to work with undocumented immigrants. This is a departure from his plans to have over 11 million such immigrants removed from the US by a deportation force. Trump now seems to be considering a plan …

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New front opens in immigration reform fight

On Thursday, immigration advocates began a new attempt to revive part of President Barack Obama’s plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation by filing a new lawsuit. This challenges the nationwide scope of the original court order, which prevented it from being implemented. The lawyers claim that if court rulings go their way, …

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Mass immigration not popular, US and international polls show

A series of opinion polls conducted around the world, including in the US, have discovered that the majority of people in most countries disagree with the large-scale level of immigration currently in operation. This opinion is particularly strong in Europe, where, in the first months of 2015, more than a million refugees and immigrants arrived, …

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Immigration enforcement protects minority jobs too, Trump says

On Wednesday, Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, pledged to crack down on undocumented immigrants who disobey the law as a way to protect the jobs of minority employees. This is part of an attempt to extend his appeal to Hispanic and black community voters. At a Tampa rally, Trump didn’t mention deporting the 11 million …

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Obama gives Costa Rica $1 million for housing immigrants

Luis Guillermo Solis, the President of Costa Rica, revealed on Monday that nearly $1 million has been given to his country by the US to deal with an influx of immigrants. He added that the Central American immigration crisis now seems likely to be a permanent state of affairs. A majority of the undocumented immigrants …

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