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Immigration

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  • Australia to ease immigration rules for Chinese millionaires

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Tuesday took steps to boost a visa scheme aimed at luring investment from wealthy Chinese, including speeding up approvals and expanding investment avenues, after complaints that disclosure requirements were too strict....
  • "Like tumbleweed, I can never put down roots": stateless woman

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Railya Abulkhanova flies abroad she faces hours of interrogation by immigration officials. When she applies for a job she is met with suspicion. The former university professor has never been in trouble with...
  • Supervisors to weigh county jails' collaboration with ICE agents

     Supervisors to weigh county jails' collaboration with ICE agents
    Los Angeles County supervisors are nearing a decision on whether to extend a controversial program with federal immigration authorities that targets potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes. The program, known as 287(...
  • Immigrant keeps suicide watch over fellow refugees from Bhutan

    Immigrant keeps suicide watch over fellow refugees from Bhutan
    Som Subedi is stuck in traffic. He's running late to check on one of his flock: a 37-year-old woman who's among scores of newly arrived Bhutanese immigrants he watches over like a worried parent. Ran Gurung is on Subedi's watch list. A refugee advocate,...
  • Immigration officer who took cash, egg rolls gets 2 1/2 years

    An immigration officer who demanded and received thousands of dollars in bribes and in one case, a couple of hundred egg rolls, in exchange for favorable treatment in citizenship or residency applications was sentenced Friday to two and a half years in...
  • Apartment complex where Ebola patient was staying houses many immigrants

    DALLAS Children's chalk drawings a heart and a house decorate the stoop outside Ebola's ground zero in America. Window blinds hide the family sequestered inside the apartment. A guard in the parking lot makes sure no one knocks, and no one leaves. This...
  • With border more secure than ever, time to pass immigration reform

    For the past 10 years, Congress has tried to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill to bring sense to U.S. immigration laws. And for 10 years, Congress has failed. During those years, one of the biggest obstacles to passing a law has been the...
  • Get government out of student loans

    Get government out of student loans
    Yesenia Duarte's parents are Mexican immigrants. Her family works long hours in construction and at a factory to make ends meet. At an early age, Duarte set her sights on college. But come enrollment time, she faced a dilemma: either sign up for...
  • Trade deals worsen immigration pressures [Commentary]

    Trade deals worsen immigration pressures [Commentary]
    The root cause of undocumented immigration, whether from Mexico or Central America, is the poverty and lack of economic opportunity that have afflicted those nations as a result of failed economic policies — including their trade agreements with the...
  • Ex-N.Y. lawmaker ordered to prison for marriage fraud

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former New York state lawmaker was sentenced on Friday to a year and a day in prison for entering into a sham marriage to gain U.S. citizenship and for lying about her assets when filing for bankruptcy. Gabriela Rosa, 47,...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Three reasons immigration reform is still dead

    Ramesh Ponnuru: Three reasons immigration reform is still dead
    Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama's desk? That theory is making the rounds and some of the people who oppose the dominant approach to immigration reform are starting...