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US to add citizenship question in 2020 Census: Commerce Dept

6 months, 20 days ago
WASHINGTON: A question about citizenship status will be included on the 2020 Census to help enforce the Voting Rights Act, federal officials said on Monday, but California sued to block the move arguing that it would discourage immigrants…

Akshay Kumar is not an Indian citizen, says MNS chief

6 months, 28 days ago
MNS chief Raj Thackeray targeted Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and said that he was a Canadian citizen, while films such "Toilet Ek Prem Katha" and "Padman" were a covert propaganda for government schemes.

Trump taps long historical vein against immigration

9 months, 3 days ago
WASHINGTON: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free": The words on the Statue of Liberty have beckoned comers to the "Nation of Immigrants" for more than a century. But not with President Donald Trump…

Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

9 months, 5 days ago
QUITO/LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was "naturalized" as an Ecuadorean on Dec. 12, at his request, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Thursday, adding that she was seeking a "dignified" solution to his situation with Britain.…

Dr Zakir Naik granted Saudi Arabian citizenship

1 year, 4 months ago
Saudi Arabia has granted Indian Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted by New Delhi for alleged terrorist offences, its citizenship. According to Middle East Monitor, Arab sources reported that King Salman had intervened to grant…

Australia toughens up citizenship test

1 year, 5 months ago
SYDNEY: Canberra on Thursday unveiled plans to put "Australian values" at the heart of tougher requirements to gain citizenship, days after scrapping a visa programme for temporary foreign workers. The moves came against a background of…