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DHS sued over environmental impact of immigration

A watchdog group on immigration is to sue the Department of Homeland Security. This is for the negative impact of illegal and legal immigration on the environment. The group claims that this has resulted in ‘explosive’ growth of the US population since 1990. The Immigration Reform Law Institute intended to file the suit against the …

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Trump fails to cause surge in Hispanic registrations

According to a study by USA Today, Donald Trump’s controversial remarks about Mexicans, and his stated intention to construct a wall between the US and Mexico to stop illegal immigration has not resulted in the surge of Hispanic voter registrations in crucial swing states expected by some. The study examined 50 counties with the biggest …

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Another two-hour immigration check for superstar

The Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, has complained after having to spend two hours in an immigration check holding area. The star says that this has happened to him on every occasion he has visited the US. He added that the ‘random’ security check, which has seen him detained three times in three visits, has …

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Immigrants close gap with US-born for home ownership

Immigrants are catching up to residents born in the US with home ownership, according to a new study from Trulia. This is a positive move and is likely to increase the contribution that immigrants make to the US economy. In 2015, half the number of immigrants in the US owned homes, compared to 66 percent of …

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Federal Reserve claims that immigration makes the US wealthy

Officials at the Federal Reserve are weighing into the political debate over immigration. This debate is at the heart of the increasingly fierce battle between Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. On Thursday, a top official with the Federal Reserve claimed that there is little evidence to show that Americans are …

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Dallas ICE officers deport Mexican wanted for murder

On Tuesday, a Mexican man wanted for homicide in his own country was deported by Enforcement and Removal Operations officers from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, in Dallas. Ever Alonso Deras-Morales, aged 26, was sent to Laredo, Texas, on the border between the US and Mexico. He was transported by bus and given …

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US-Haitian immigration deportation on hold following hurricane

The new policy of deporting undocumented Haitians in the US has been put on hold following the devastation to the island by Hurricane Matthew. The US government is likely to re-implement the policy in the future. Jeh Johnson, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security was in Mexico City to talk with Cabinet officials …

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The US and Mexico look for new immigration methods

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, said on Tuesday, that Mexico City and Washington would work together to develop new methods for dealing with matters of security, particularly those relating to immigration. During an appearance with Claudia Ruiz Massieu, the Foreign Relations Secretary, Johnson said it was vital that the two …

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Mexican officials helping Haitian immigrants reach the US

An internal document from the Department of Homeland Security suggests that Mexican officials are quietly assisting thousands of Haitians in entering the US illegally. The document details the often complicit attitude of the governments of the US’ neighboring countries. It also gives details of the route taken by the immigrants and the money given to …

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West Africans may have to return to homelands

West Africans granted temporary immigration protection in the US at the peak of the deadly Ebola virus outbreak may have to return to their countries next May, despite worries that their homelands may still be vulnerable to the virus. In 2014, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia were given Temporary Protected Status (TPS) by the Department …

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