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Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

President Donald Trump takes his politically explosive push for walling off the Mexican border to the frontier city of El Paso on Monday, four days before a deadline for Congress to meet his demands.

EU pushes for crackdown on 'golden visas'

EU pushes for crackdown on 'golden visas'

The European Union will urge member states Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant ‘golden visas’ to foreign investors, warning they bring corruption and money laundering in their wake.

Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

US Customs and Border protection announced Tuesday it would conduct medical checks on all children in its custody following the death of an eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant ...

US government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

US government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

A partial US government shutdown that entered its second day on Sunday was set to stretch through Christmas, after Congress adjourned for the weekend with no deal ...

Stranded Syrian refugee leaves airport for Canada

Stranded Syrian refugee leaves airport for Canada

A Syrian refugee who spent several months in limbo in a budget terminal at a Malaysian airport has been granted permanent residency by Canada and is en route to Vancouver, his lawyer said Tuesday.

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

A group of 21 Vietnamese illegal immigrants were found hidden inside a truck transporting sparkling water from France to Britain, a UK interior ministry source said Wednesday.

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if it does not stop a caravan of people that is heading to the United States, in his latest effort to show his administration's tough stance on immigration.

India adds Qatar to list of countries eligible for e-visa

India adds Qatar to list of countries eligible for e-visa

The approval for the visa, called the Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), is sent to the applicant by email.

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Brazil will send troops to its border with Venezuela on Monday after residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima drove out Venezuelan immigrants from their improvised camps, amid growing regional tensions.

Trump threatens US govt shutdown over immigration

Trump threatens US govt shutdown over immigration

The Republican president has used the threat of a government shutdown several times since taking office in 2017.

Trump administration says longstanding court decree allows detaining migrant families

Trump administration says longstanding court decree allows detaining migrant families

The White House intends to detain migrant families together but might therefore hold children longer than previously allowed, according to new court documents filed by the US Justice Department.

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.