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Govt starts collecting data of refugees, illegal immigrants

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Tuesday informed the National Assembly that the government has started process to collect the data of refugees, un-registered refugees and illegal immigrants. The minister stated this while responding to a Calling Attention Notice regarding proposal to give citizenship of Pakistan to the refugees and illegal migrants residing in Pakistan. She said that the data will be collected with the assistance of UNHCR and local agencies and it will be shared with the National…

160 undocumented workers detained in Texas immigration bust

TEXAS : Federal authorities detained well over 100 undocumented workers on Tuesday in a surprise raid at a Texas manufacturing company. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained 160 workers at Load Trail, a trailer manufacturing company that was previously charged with knowingly hiring undocumented immigrants for labor, federal authorities said. The workers were taken into custody on Tuesday afternoon as Texas agents executed a criminal search warrant at the company’s Sumner, Texas, facility, located about 100…

Trump calls for deporting illegal immigrants with ‘no judges or court cases’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump sharpened his call to deport people who enter the United States illegally on Sunday, saying they should immediately be sent back to where they came from without any judicial process. “We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they came. Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and Law and Order. Most children come without parents,” Trump wrote on Twitter.…

US arrests 143,470 illegal immigrants during Trump’s first year

WASHINGTON: US arrests of illegal immigrants soared in the first year of president Donald Trump's administration while border crossings have plummeted, the Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday. Announcing the success of one of Trump's key campaign promises to slow the flow of people sneaking into the country from Central America, DHS said there was still a need to build a wall on the border with Mexico even if crossings had fallen to a record low. "We have clearly seen the successful results of the…

Iran hands over 89 Pakistani immigrants to FIA at Taftan border

CHAGAI: Iranian authorities have handed over eighty-nine Pakistani immigrants to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) at Taftan border in Chagai district. According to official sources, the detained people were living in Iran without valid documents. The FIA officials after registering a case against them have started further investigation. The deportation of the immigrants comes on the heels of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa's trip to Tehran and interactions with Iranian civilian and military…

US unveils deportation plan of 11 million undocumented foreigners

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration issued tough new orders Tuesday for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country's 11 million undocumented foreigners in its crosshairs. The orders sent shivers through US immigrant communities, where millions of people who have spent years building families and livelihoods in the country, most of them from Mexico and Central America, were seriously threatened with deportation for the first time in decades. Rights groups labeled the move a "witch…