Saturday, 19 October 2019

Tag Archives: immigration

Hundreds arrested in Mississippi immigration raids

US immigration officials have arrested almost 700 people after a series of raids in the state of Mississippi. The co-ordinated operations targeted workers at seven agricultural processing plants who allegedly did not have proper documentation. Some children were taken to a local gym after they came home to find their ...

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Immigration raids across US spark anxiety, anger and protests

NEW YORK: Immigration raids conducted by the Trump administration were expected in major US cities on Sunday, a prospect that sparked vigils, protests, anger and fear. On Saturday night, it was reported that raids had been attempted in New York. Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a tweet that Immigration ...

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Angela Merkel dodges political bullet with controversial migrant deal

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel survived a bruising challenge to her authority with a compromise deal on immigration but faced charges Tuesday that it spelt a final farewell to her welcoming stance toward refugees. In high-stakes crisis talks overnight, Merkel had put to rest for now a dangerous row with ...

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Blair says EU would level with UK on mass migration

LONDON: European Union leaders would accept tightening up immigration rules to accommodate Britain, so the option of the UK staying in the bloc should remain open, former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday. More than a decade of mass immigration from the EU under freedom of movement rules was ...

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Pakistan, UK agree to settle anti-terrorism, immigration issues

LONDON: United Kingdom and the Pakistan and pledged to resolve the common problems being faced by the two countries including security, counter-terrorism and immigration. After holding a meeting in Islamabad, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali and his British counterpart Amber Rudd conducted a joint press conference, and described their talks ...

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Court ruling due on challenge to minimum income immigration requirement

LONDON: The UK’s highest court rules today on the legality of Government financial measures that are hitting British citizens who want to bring spouses or partners into the country. Supreme Court justices will announce decisions in a number of challenges brought against a mandatory “minimum income” immigration requirement which opponents say ...

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Dozens arrested after immigration raids of nail bars

LONDON: Dozens of people have been arrested in a crackdown on nail bars suspected of committing immigration offences. A total of 97 people were arrested, while businesses were warned they could face fines of up to £20,000 per illegal worker. Some 14 people were also identified as potentially being at risk of ...

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I love Pakistan: Donald Trump

NEW YORK CITY: United States (US) President-elect Donald Trump has spoken up about his love for Pakistan after a campaign that infamously called for tightened immigration laws among racial and religious biases. As he arrived to attend a ceremony, Trump said that “We love Pakistan, I love Pakistan.” It should ...

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