Seminar on Growth opportunities in Canada and requirements for Permanent Resident

On December 15, 2018 The Aga Khan Economic Planning Board and Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston hosted a session on the financial growth opportunities in Canada and it’s immigration process. The event included a general seminar for the audience that included...

What researchers say about immigration and crime

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Much of the debate over border security involves curbing crimes committed by immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. In competing rallies in El Paso, both President Donald Trump and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke made claims about immigration and crime. “In...

Execs from Amazon, Microsoft and other tech giants urge Congress to protect Dreamers

Some of the biggest names in tech sent a letter Monday asking Congressional leaders to come up with a legislative solution for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Microsoft President Brad Smith; Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos; Apple CEO Tim Cook; Facebook CEO Mark...

The Border Patrol’s recruiting crisis

When President Donald Trump visits the Texas border town of El Paso on Monday, he’ll celebrate the work done by a law enforcement agency whose employees venture to desolate landscapes, receive lackluster overtime pay and encounter dangerous situations every day. Want to...

Official defends voter investigation to skeptical Democrats

Facing skeptical questions from state Senate Democrats on Thursday, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley defended his handling of an ongoing investigation that questioned the citizenship of 95,000 registered voters, many of whom have since been found to be U.S. citizens....

Immigrants Are Waiting 46% Longer For Visas And Other Petitions

Millions of people are waiting months longer for green cards and other approvals. Some immigration lawyers are calling these delays evidence of an “invisible wall”. Since Trump took office, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has increased processing times by 46%,...

As U.S. Starts Deportations, Asylum-Seekers Face Perils in Mexico

REYNOSA, Mexico — Central Americans who fled violence for refuge in the United States risk kidnapping or death under a new U.S. plan to deport them to murderous and cartel-wracked Mexican border cities while their asylum cases are processed. The city of Reynosa, and a nearby...

Pentagon Sending 3,750 Extra U.S. Forces to Border With Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending 3,750 additional U.S. forces to the southwest border with Mexico for three months to support border agents, the Department of Defense said on Sunday. The deployment will raise the total number of active-duty forces supporting Customs and...

Detainee on hunger strike describes being force-fed three times a day

Nine men — up from six earlier this week — are being force-fed under court order in a detention center in El Paso, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. One of the hunger strikers, a 22-year-old man from India who called The Associated Press on Friday, described...

Federal prosecutors unseal indictments naming 19 people linked to Chinese ‘birth tourism’ schemes that helped thousands of aliens give birth in US to secure birthright citizenship for their children

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Following the arrests this morning of three defendants who allegedly operated “birth tourism” outfits that catered to Chinese clients, federal authorities today unsealed indictments that charge a total of 19 people linked to three schemes that operated across...
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