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Poll: Just 54 Percent Know Puerto Ricans Are US Citizens

Added: 22.01.2021 18:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

Just 54 percent of American adults know that Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, according to a Morning Consult poll published in The New York Times.

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Biden's Immigration Plans Face a Warming Public Reception

Added: 22.01.2021 13:24 | 17 views | 0 comments

President Biden, having vowed to undo Donald Trump's most controversial executive actions on immigration, sent an immigration bill to Congress on the day of his inauguration. That bill includes an eight-year pathway to citizenship for the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, complementing other legislation aimed at immigration reforms. While some changes can be made through executive orders immediately, the bulk of Trump's immigration policies will take months, if not years, to reverse in the courts and in Congress.

Tennis stars' arrival angers stranded Australians

Added: 22.01.2021 8:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Players are flown in ahead of the Australian Open while thousands of citizens are waiting to return.

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[Ticker] Netherlands imposes curfew to halt new corona variant

Added: 22.01.2021 6:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Netherlands will impose a curfew on its citizens, beginning Saturday, in an attempt to halt the rapid spread of a new coronavirus variant, Deutsche Welle reports. Residents will be housebound between 9PM and 4.30AM. The restrictions come on top of a lockdown in place since December. Non-essential businesses, schools, and restaurants are closed and strict contact restrictions are in place until 9 February.

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[Ticker] Swedish minister reminds Europe of Russia's war

Added: 22.01.2021 6:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

Swedish foreign minister Ann Linde said she welcomed the "lower level of violence" in Russia's war in eastern Ukraine, after visiting the front line in her role as the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe's chair. "However, lives are still being lost and the everyday life of citizens in this region is still heavily affected," she added Thursday. Russia invaded Ukraine six years ago after a revolution in Kiev.

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Elites Battle Over History While Students Fail Basic Civics

Added: 22.01.2021 3:42 | 18 views | 0 comments

It's bad enough that civic education is in the tank. In the most recent national testing, only 24% of 8th graders were proficient or better in U.S. history, while a pitiful 15% were proficient in government and civics. Only one-third of Americans can pass the basic citizenship test. Funding for...

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Top Dem admits passing Biden immigration bill a ‘Herculean' task amid GOP opposition

Added: 21.01.2021 21:46 | 15 views | 0 comments

The Democratic senator leading the effort to pass the Biden immigration bill in the Senate said it will be a "Herculean" effort to get the sweeping legislation passed amid significant Republican opposition to the bill, which includes a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants.

Trump Destroyed the Most Important Virtue in America

Added: 21.01.2021 19:45 | 18 views | 0 comments

What should have been a week-long celebration of the resilience of American democracy has turned into a dark circus. Instead of citizens lining Pennsylvania Avenue to cheer and greet a new president, all of downtown Washington, D.C., is an armed camp. Soldiers patrol the streets while workers clean excrement off the walls of the Capitol, a perfect tableau for the end of the short and ghastly age of Trump.

Ted Cruz under fire for saying Biden prioritizing 'citizens of Paris' by rejoining climate deal

Added: 21.01.2021 18:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

"Do you also believe the Geneva Convention was about the views of the citizens of Geneva?" Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez retorted.

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Biden immigration bill changes 'alien' to 'noncitizen' as part of overhaul

Added: 21.01.2021 17:03 | 6 views | 0 comments

President Biden’s immigration bill would change "alien" to "noncitizen" in U.S. law -- the latest move in the fight over language related to immigration and immigrants.

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