immigration

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller looked pretty sleepy at a meeting on school shootings

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Stephen Miller, a senior advisor to president Donald Trump and one of the most strident anti-immigration voices in his administration, was apparently caught mid-slumber during a meeting today at the White House. Photos from European Pressphoto Agency photographer Jim Lo Scalzo show Miller rubbing his eyes, yawning and tilting his head down with his eyes Read More

Judge Rules Detainees Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against ICE Facility

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DENVER (CBS4) — A decision Friday by a federal appeals court clears the way for a class action lawsuit brought by nine detainees against an immigrant detention facility in Aurora. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruling affirmed a district court’s decision to allow the nine detainees to file the suit Read More

Four things Trump could spend $18 billion on instead of a border wall

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US president Donald Trump announced this week that he wants $18 billion to pay for the first phase of a planned wall along the border of the US and Mexico. Despite insisting throughout his campaign that Mexico would cough up the funds, Trump has outlined the administration’s plans for how much it would cost to Read More

Your Thanksgiving turkey isn’t as all-American as you might think

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Your Thanksgiving turkey isn’t as all-American as you might think
The centerpiece of nearly every Thanksgiving table in the US is an immigrant. The turkey might be indigenous to the Americas, but it was only after the bird was shipped to Europe that it became the flightless creature we eat today. According to US Department of Agriculture scientist Julie Long, wild turkeys were first domesticated Read More

Pixar’s movie Coco is a welcome ode to Mexico in the Trump era

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Coco, Pixar’s new movie about the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico, is full of the stereotypes Hollywood has been falling back on for decades to represent the US’s southern neighbor. There’s the usual deluge of color, festive music, and archetypes such as the flipflop-tossing matriarch—all rendered in the studio’s masterful animation. But unlike Read More

Germany could face another election as coalition talks collapse

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Nearly two months after the general election, Germany has been plunged into political uncertainty after attempts to form a coalition government collapsed. There is now a distinct possibility that the country could face another election. An exhausted-looking Merkel addressed reporters in the early hours of Monday morning (Nov.20) to confirm that the coalition discussions between Read More

Germany unseats the US as the country with the best international image

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Germany is the nation with the best image internationally according to the Nation Brands Index, an annual ranking produced by GfK, a German market research company. The US, meanwhile, tumbled from first to sixth place. The US’s drop was was probably due to the election of president Trump, Simon Anholt, the index’s creator, said in Read More

Japan wants to make it easier to become a resident. Do you qualify?

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When developed countries face challenges like an aging population, a shrinking workforce, and weak growth, one solution is to open up to immigrants. Japan, instead, has tapped older women to join the workforce and is betting on robots to do the jobs humans once did. Companies are struggling in the face of labor shortages and Read More

Britain’s economy could lose $29 billion if EU migration halves post-Brexit

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Britain’s economy could lose $29 billion if EU migration halves post-Brexit
One of the biggest issues for Brexit’s “leave” voters was a fear of immigration. Now the UK government is aiming to reduce EU migration into Britain—drastically. Brexit talks have yet to include whether the UK will still take part in the Freedom of Movement act, which allows EU citizens free and easy passage between member Read More

Crops are rotting in UK fields following Brexit immigration changes

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A county in Britain is asking the government for special permission to circumvent broad immigration laws because of a drain on labor. Crops in Cornwall are literally “rotting in the fields” because since the Brexit vote there aren’t enough migrant workers to reap the harvests, according to media reports. Based on research prepared by the Read More