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US Deports 84 Somalis to Home Country

FILE – A general view of Aden Adde airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 24, 2017. WVNTR – (VOA) — Somali officials say the United States has deported 84 Somalis, including four women, back to their home country. Two planes carrying the Somalis arrived at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport on Friday. A spokesman for Somalia’s […]

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Deportation of Pizza Worker

Legal Aid Society lawyer Jennifer Williams, who represents Ecuadorean restaurant worker Pablo Villavicencio, shows the Application for Stay of Deportation or Removal she filed at the offices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in New York, June 8, 2018. WVNTR – (VOA) – A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked the deportation of a New […]

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U.S. Deports Nigerian who had his US Citizenship Revoked after Sexually Abusing a 7-year-old before He was Naturalized

WVNTR – A Nigerian man was deported Thursday after his U.S. citizenship was revoked in April following his conviction for indecency with a 7-year-old girl, a felony offense which he committed before he was naturalized. Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Emmanuel Olugbenga Omopariola, 61, to […]

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US to End Special Protections for 9,000 Nepalese Immigrants

FILE – Megyn Shahi, 2, whose mother is from Nepal, holds onto a U.S. flag during a naturalization ceremony in Washington. WVN – (VOA) – The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.Immigrants will have until June 24, 2019, to leave or find another […]

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UK apologises to Caribbean immigrants threatened with deportation

WVN – LONDON , United Kingdom(AFP) — The British Government on Monday apologised to Caribbean citizens who moved to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s and have been threatened with deportation, agreeing to meet 12 leaders of countries affected after initially turning them down. Prime Minister Theresa May’s meeting on Tuesday will come ahead of […]

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Baltimore Approves $200K for Lawyers to Help Immigrants

FILE – Demonstrators are seen gathered in Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 16, 2017, as part of a nationwide “A Day Without Immigrants” protest. WVN – BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The Baltimore spending panel has approved spending $200,000 to pay for attorneys that will represent immigrants facing deportation. Mayor Catherine Pugh tells The Baltimore Sun that the move is […]

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