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2019

13

Aug

New US rule would target immigrants who use public benefits

United States President Donald Trump’s administration has unveiled a new rule that could deny visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people who fail to meet income standards or receive food stamps, Medicaid and other public welfare. The White House said on Monday that migrants will be blocked from entering the country if they are likely […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , Aljazeera

08

Aug

680 immigrants are arrested in Mississippi

US immigration authorities have detained some 680 undocumented immigrants in what a federal prosecutor described as a record-setting operation. US Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi Mike Hurst told reporters the arrests took place at seven sites in six different cities in Mississippi on Wednesday. The raids, he said, are “believed to be the […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , CNN

08

Aug

Groups sue to block Trump administration’s expansion of rapid deportations

Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge. The rule, published in the Federal Register on July 23, broadened the practice of “expedited removal” […]

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Country: United States
Source: Amerikanın Sesi , Reuters

06

Aug

Galveston officers on horseback seen leading handcuffed man with rope

Galveston Police are responding to uproar over a photo posted to Facebook showing a man being led by officers on horses, using a rope. “You don’t even do a dog like that,” said Sherri Kelly, visiting the island from Spring. “I don’t care. That’s inhumane.” “Where were they walking him to and why did they […]

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Country: United States
Source: ABC 13

31

Jul

U.S. still separates child migrants despite the official ban

The Trump administration has taken hundreds of children from their families at the United States-Mexico border since a judge ordered the practice be stopped last year, Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) told a federal judge on Tuesday. Of the hundreds of thousands of children detained at the border since the court order last year, […]

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Country: United States
Source: NYT , DW

25

Jul

US blocks UN rebuke of Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes

The United States blocked an attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel’s demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem, diplomats said, Reuters reports. Israel said the 10 apartment buildings demolished on Monday, most of them still under construction, had been built illegally and posed a […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT Haber , MEMO

25

Jul

Trump vetoes 3 bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The US president has vetoed resolutions in Congress to block the sale of $8.1bn (£6.5bn) worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Donald Trump said the three resolutions “would weaken America’s global competitiveness” and damage its relationship with its allies. It comes after both chambers of Congress voted to prevent the […]

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Country: United States
Source: BBC , BBC

22

Jul

Louisiana police officer suggests that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot

A Louisiana police officer has suggested on social media that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot. Officer Charlie Rispoli of the Gretna Police Department made the comments about the New York Democrat on his personal Facebook page last Thursday. ‘This vile idiot needs a round and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve,’ […]

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Country: United States
Source: BBC , Daily Mail

19

Jul

Donald Trump makes America hate again by accusing Democrat Ilhan Omar of marrying her brother

Donald Trump increased his incendiary racist comments against four congresswomen accusing one of marrying her British “brother”. The President fuelled further division among the American people at his latest re-election rally where he described the quartet – known as ‘the squad’ as a “force of evil”. The continued attack saw leading British politicians join anti-racist […]

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Country: United States
Source: Akşam , Mirror

18

Jul

Border patrol agent in Texas accused of harassing migrant child’s mother

A US Border Patrol agent from Clint, Texas is accused of using Facebook to harass the mother of a 12-year-old migrant child who was in custody, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. According to the report, “a U.S. Border Patrol agent allegedly sought out an undocumented Guatemalan woman living in California, sent her Facebook messages and […]

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Country: United States
Source: CNN