US Senate rejects several immigration reform proposals

US Senate rejects several immigration reform proposals

Washington, United States — The US Senate on Thursday shot down a series of immigration reform proposals including one championed by President Donald Trump, dashing hopes that Congress will soon decide on the fate of hundreds of thousands of young migrants brought to the country illegally as children.

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Canada’s immigration program for migrant caregivers under review

Immigration Canada says caregivers who have not accrued the required two years of employment by Nov. 29, 2019 need not apply. Foreign caregivers will not be eligible for permanent residence if they have not accrued two years of employment by November 29, 2019, according to a notice posted by the Immigration Department. The federal government […]

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Trump proposes US citizenship plan for 1.8M undocumented immigrants

Trump proposes US citizenship plan for 1.8M undocumented immigrants

The administration of United States President Donald Trump unveiled on Thursday a sweeping new immigration plan to Congress that offers 1.8 million young unauthorized immigrants known as “Dreamers” a path to citizenship over 10-12 years.

Trump’s comprehensive plan – which will be formally presented next week – includes eliminating the popular “green card lottery” program and would severely restrict family immigration.

It would also require Congress to budget $25 billion for a “trust fund” for constructing a wall on the US-Mexico border – a major plank of Trump’s White House campaign.

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Ontario to welcome more newcomers with increase in provincial nominee program

Interested in immigrating to Ontario? The allocation of immigrants accepted through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is being increased from 6,000 to 6,600. OINP is a part of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which allows the provinces and territories to nominate immigrants based on their abilities and the in-demand positions of the respective location. […]

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Who’d prefer their country to Trump’s US? Norwegians would

Erna Solberg and Donald Trump - White House - 10 Jan 2018

Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There’s a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it’s pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth. President Donald Trump says the United States should take in more Norwegians, but is it any wonder that more Americans are going the other way?

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Lawyer of warehouse owner in shabu shipment case denies bribery claim

Lawyer of warehouse owner in shabu shipment case denies bribery claim

Chen Ju Long also known as Richard Tan, one of the respondents in the case of the P6.4-billion crystal meth shipment that slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC), denied that he had bribed an Immigration official when he tried to leave the country, his lawyer said Saturday.

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Trump scrambles as ‘shithole’ slur fuels global outrage

Trump scrambles as 'shithole' slur fuels global outrage

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump sought Friday to quell a global firestorm over his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole countries” — a slur slammed at home and abroad as racist.

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