About 380 asylum seekers have shut themselves inside the Manus Island centre for more than three weeks, defying attempts by Australia and PNG to close it, in a standoff the UN described as a “looming humanitarian crisis”.
The UN claims the substitute site for the Manus Island refugees is unfinished and inadequate.
Trump’s ban was announced on September 24 and replaced two previous versions that had been impeded by federal courts.
The judge, who blocked the order provisionally in April, issued a permanent injunction in the suit brought by the city and county of San Francisco and Santa Clara County, which said the order was unconstitutional.
Since 2000, at least 16 people have died while incarcerated in Canada’s system of immigration detention, with a shocking four deaths since March 2016.
Turnbull’s centre-right government has already lost its majority in parliament, accounting for four of the eight lawmakers to be forced out or to resign from parliament in recent weeks because they were dual citizens.
About 600 men have barricaded themselves inside the camp on remote Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, defying efforts by Australia and PNG to shut it.
With the French sharpening their knives, the Tories in disarray, the Irish demanding answers, and a scant 17 months to go before Brexit kicks in, the whole matter is making for some pretty good theatre.
Trump’s 120-day ban on refugees ended on Tuesday and is set to be replaced by a new set of restrictions.
“I am respectfully requesting that your administration reconsider its decision to deport these individuals, and I urge a resolution that will allow them to remain in the United States.”
Migration is part of the identity of a society and contributes to the economy, yet migrants are treated as less than permanent residents.
How insurance companies try to use a Florida law to get undocumented immigrants deported when they get injured, and what it means in Trump’s America.
Mexican authorities said they rescued 147 Central Americans abandoned in the wilderness of Veracruz state after suspected human smugglers forced them out of the cramped tractor trailer they were travelling in on their way to the US.
A US judge refused to revisit a court order that blocks Trump from carrying out a policy that threatens sanctuary cities harbouring immigrants.
US businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm due to a lack of available temporary non-agricultural workers will be able to hire up to 15,000 additional temporary non-agricultural workers under the H-2B programme,
Judge Mark Goldsmith said he had the power to order the government to keep Iraqis in the county while their deportation cases under review by the courts.
Donald Trump welcomed India’s entry into the International Expedited Traveller Initiative, saying it would facilitate closer ties between India and US.
The US Supreme Court is set to issue the final rulings of its current term including on Trump’s emergency request to revive his travel ban.
Ending catch and release was one of Trump’s central promises during his presidential campaign, but officials say there has been little change in the policy.
Donald Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of the country’s large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.
Some Mexicans are working in the US on H-2A visas, allowing them to work temporarily as seasonal agricultural labourers on US farms.
Case Farms’ history shows how many sectors like meatpacking depend on immigrants and refugees. Now business leaders fear President Trump’s policies will create a labour shortage.
The Bill follows efforts by President Donald Trump to crack down on cities that his administration describes as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants.
A US judge blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities, adding another blow to Trump’s efforts to toughen immigration enforcement.
A result of Trump’s crackdown on immigrants, Canada will see its highest number of asylum claims this year, with one-fifth being illegal crossings.
None of the Trump administration’s recent announcements with regard to H-1B visas radically new. While there may be challenges for employers, they are not insurmountable.
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
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Trump’s initial order caused chaos at airports and was hit with more than two dozen lawsuits, many that claimed it discriminated against Muslims.
Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, said he had not been given a reason as to why his travel privileges were being reviewed.
US shares of Infosys Ltd fell 1.2% and Wipro Ltd edged down 0.2% after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said it would suspend “premium processing” of the visas for up to six months.
Mexico opened legal aid centres at its 50 consulates across the US on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under US President Donald Trump.
While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber.
Under the Trump administration, nearly half a million unauthorized Indians are considered “priorities” for deportation.
Trump’s original order which he said was meant to head off attacks by Islamist militants, barred people from seven Muslim-majority countries and sparked worldwide protests.
Only five of 161 people arrested in Southern California would not have been enforcement priorities under the Obama administration, said a US official.
In its ruling, the judges said the government had failed to show that any person from the seven Muslim-majority countries had planned a terrorist attack in the US.
It is unusual for a sitting president to attack a member of the judiciary, which the US constitution designates as a check on the power of the executive branch and Congress.
The inspector general of Homeland Security has directed that all documents related to the Muslim ban be preserved for an investigation looking into its implementation.
The Justice Department has filed an appeal against a judge’s order lifting Trump’s travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.