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US ‘will not be a migrant camp’: Trump

3 months, 28 days ago
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp" as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration. "The United States will not…

Trump administration to add new screening for refugees: document

11 months, 23 days ago
NEW YORK: The Trump administration will require all refugees to provide information about their whereabouts going back a decade, twice as long as before, during screening for admission to the United States, starting on Wednesday, according…

Revised Trump travel ban going into effect- who will be hit?

1 year, 3 months ago
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries will come into force late Thursday, as controversy swirls over who qualifies for an exemption based on family ties. Delayed by five months of…

Trump scraps one Obama immigration policy, keeps another

1 year, 4 months ago
WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is canceling an Obama-era policy allowing millions of undocumented parents of US-born children to stay in the country, but leaving intact a separate scheme protecting young immigrants. In a statement…

Emirates cuts flights to US

1 year, 5 months ago
DUBAI: Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, said Wednesday that it will reduce flights to the United States after tightened visa and security measures under President Donald Trump hit demand. The Dubai-based airline said that it…

New Trump travel order remains a Muslim ban: US rights groups

1 year, 7 months ago
WASHINGTON: US civil rights groups have roundly slammed President Donald Trump's revised immigration order as a "Muslim ban" in all but name, and vowed to keep fighting it in court. "The Trump administration has conceded that its…

President Trump’s new travel ban: key points

1 year, 7 months ago
US President Donald Trump's administration issued a revised immigration ban Monday that temporarily freezes US visa issuance to anyone from six mostly-Muslim countries and halts for 120 days all refugee arrivals. Here are the key points:…

US restaurants shut in support of immigrants

1 year, 7 months ago
From burger joints to posh eateries, scores of Washington restaurants shut down Thursday as part of a protest with echoes across the United States against President Donald Trump's treatment of immigrants. Some restaurants on the "Day…

Trump promises new immigration order next week

1 year, 7 months ago
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will announce a new executive order on immigration next week, pressing on with an amended version of the much-criticized travel ban now caught up in court. "We will be issuing a new…