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US Supreme Court lets states prosecute immigrants for identity theft

US Supreme Court lets states prosecute immigrants for identity theft

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday widened the ability of states to use criminal laws against illegal immigrants and other people who do not have work authorisation in the United States ...

Australia to settle more immigrants outside major cities

Australia to settle more immigrants outside major cities

The Australian government said on Saturday it is increasing the number of visas for skilled workers willing to migrate to the country's regions in a bid to ease pressure on major cities ...

US Supreme Court hands Trump a victory on immigration detention

US Supreme Court hands Trump a victory on immigration detention

The Supreme Court on Tuesday endorsed the US government's authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime - potentially even years - after they have completed prison terms for criminal convictions, handing President Donald Trump a victory as he pursues hardline immigration policies.

US judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

US judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

A US judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants from Vietnam and Cambodia died in a Thai detention centre in the early hours of Wednesday, police told dpa.

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy's government threatened on Friday to withhold next year's contributions to the EU budget if Brussels failed to resolve a standoff over the fate of immigrants stranded for four days in an Italian port.

US Supreme Court rejects Trump over 'Dreamers' immigrants

US Supreme Court rejects Trump over 'Dreamers' immigrants

The US Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to President Donald Trump, requiring his administration to maintain protections he has sought to end for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally into the United States as children.

Trump denies using 'crude words' as remarks condemned

Trump denies using 'crude words' as remarks condemned

US President Donald Trump has denied using offensive language African nations as well as El Salvador and Haiti, remarks that prompted condemnation from around the world.

Trump govt cancels Obama policy for illegal immigrant families

Trump govt cancels Obama policy for illegal immigrant families

The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it is cancelling an Obama-era policy to allow millions of illegal-immigrant parents of children born in the United States to stay in the country.

US to expand groups of immigrants to be deported

US to expand groups of immigrants to be deported

US President Donald Trump's top homeland security official has signed two orders that could expand the number of undocumented immigrants who could be stopped and deported, according to documents seen by Reuters and first reported by McClatchy news organization.

Swiss vote on citizenship plan after anti-Muslim campaign

Swiss vote on citizenship plan after anti-Muslim campaign

Switzerland began voting on Sunday on whether to make it easier for third generation immigrants to become citizens, after a campaign tainted by anti-Muslim messages and charges of religious prejudice.

US states discussing lawsuit over Trump immigration order

US states discussing lawsuit over Trump immigration order

A group of state attorneys general are discussing whether to file their own court challenge against President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries entering the United States, officials in three states told Reuters.