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Month: June 2017

House of Representatives Set to Pass Immigration Bills

The House of Representatives is expected to pass the two bills intended to crack down on undocumented immigrants. President Donald Trump backs both bills. The House is likely to approve ‘Kate’s Law’, which will increase the penalties for undocumented immigrants who return to the US after deportation. It is named after the San Francisco woman …

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University Students Exempt From Immigration Ban

A recent decision by the Supreme Court to exempt university students and staff from an immigration ban is unlikely to end the uncertainty or the growing interest from overseas students in Canadian rather than US universities, according to experts. The Supreme Court overruled a federal court’s injunction on President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban on …

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House Republicans Prepare Illegal Immigration Bills

Republicans in the House of Representatives are reportedly preparing to vote on two bills that deal with an illegal immigration crackdown this week. The bills look set to fulfill the promises made by President Donald Trump during last year’s election campaign to enforce stronger immigration regulations in the US. ‘Kate’s Law’ is the name of …

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US Industry Fears Labor Shortage Due to Immigration Policy

President Donald Trump gained strong support from rural Americans in last year’s Presidential election for his pledges to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico, and to crack down on undocumented immigrants. The reality is that many farms and businesses in rural areas of the country are heavily reliant on immigrant …

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Trump Seeks Five-Year Ban on Welfare for Immigrants

President Donald Trump says he intends to pursue legislation to prevent immigrants gaining access to welfare in the US for at least five years. Speaking at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa yesterday, Trump said the time had come to introduce new immigration rules, making it necessary for new immigrants to support themselves financially rather …

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