Hundreds Arrested Protesting Trump Administration’s Immigration Policies

Women hold signs as they protest the separation of immigrant families inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP WVNTR – (NPR) – Women hold signs as they protest the separation of immigrant families inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nearly 600 women were arrested […]

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American Nurses Association Calls On Trump Administration To End Immoral And Cruel Practice Of Separating Children From Their Families At The US Border

WVNTR – The American Nurses Association Board of Directors issued the following statement today: The American Nurses Association (ANA) adamantly opposes the Administration’s policy and practices toward migrants and asylum seekers that result in the forcible separation of children from their families.  These actions put the welfare of immigrant children at risk and are causing […]

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Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump’s Immigration Policies ‘Un-American’

Roberta Jacobson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in May 2015. Win McNamee/Getty Images WVNTR – (NPR) – In her first interview since resigning in May, former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, gives a blistering critique of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration agenda. Jacobson tells NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro enforcement actions that result in […]

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Canada’s population passes the 37-million mark

WVNTR – According to preliminary estimates, Canada’s population was 37,067,011 on April 1, 2018. It took two years and two months for the Canadian population to go from 36 million to more than 37 million. This was the shortest length of time ever observed for an increase of this magnitude. In the first quarter, Canada’s population growth rate was 0.3%, up 103,157 compared with January 1, 2018. International migration […]

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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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Dubai Visa and Entry Information Your guide to applying for a visa to the UAE

WVNTR – The kind of visa you need to enter the UAE depends on several factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its duration. Currently, citizens of 48 countries apart from the GCC nations, can get visa on arrival. Citizens of the following countries do not require advance visa arrangements […]

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Report: Immigration Officials Seek to Prosecute Parents Illegally Entering US

FILE – A National Guard troop watches over Rio Grande River on the border in Roma, Texas, April 10, 2018, in this file frame from video. WVN – (VOA) – U.S. immigration officials are pushing for a change in policy to be allowed to prosecute parents caught crossing into the country illegally with their children, […]

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