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Donald Trump offers temporary protection for immigrants in return for Mexico border wall funding

Added: 19.01.2019 22:07 | 17 views | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump has set out new plans for his Mexican wall, offering to extend temporary protection for people brought into the US illegally as children to secure funding for the controversial project.

Trump offers 'compromise' to end government shutdown

Added: 19.01.2019 22:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

His plan includes a concession on so-called Dreamer immigrants but Democrats have already rejected it.

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House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government

Added: 19.01.2019 20:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said an upcoming proposal by President Donald Trump to provide temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants in return for building a wall on the southwestern border with Mexico was "unacceptable."


Chirp perp: Finches found in luggage at NY airport

Added: 19.01.2019 17:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

A man was caught at New York's JFK airport last weekend trying to smuggle dozens of South American finches into the country, a bird that Guyanese immigrants covet for chirping but officials fear could spread disease, officials said on Thursday.


Supreme Court silent on 'Dreamers' appeal, other big cases

Added: 18.01.2019 22:32 | 4 views | 0 comments

It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.


U.S. Senator Merkley seeks FBI probe of DHS chief for possible perjury

Added: 18.01.2019 21:35 | 22 views | 0 comments

A Democratic U.S. senator on Friday asked the FBI to probe whether Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen committed perjury when she testified to Congress that the administration never had a policy to separate immigrant families.


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