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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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US Accepts Record-High Percentage of Christian Refugees

FILE – Demonstrators protest President Donald Trump’s executive immigration ban at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Jan. 29, 2017. WVNTR – (VOA) — The United States is accepting an increasingly large share of Christian refugees, primarily from Africa, while the number of total arrivals remains on track for a historic low this fiscal year, federal […]

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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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U.S. to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming 14,000 New Citizens

The Oath of Allegiance Swearing-In Ceremony WVNTR – This year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and our nation’s birthday, by welcoming more than 14,000 new citizens in nearly 175 naturalization ceremonies between June 28 and July 10. The Independence Day activities will kick off […]

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U.S. operation targeting criminal aliens and immigration violators nets 40 arrests in New York state

WVNTR – New York – A Canadian national convicted of felony sexual assault is among the 40 aliens taken into custody last week during a four-day enforcement operation that ended June 21, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants, immigration fugitives, and other immigration violators. This operation targeted public […]

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Trump: Deport Illegal Immigrants Immediately, No Court Hearings

FILE – A Border patrol agent Sergio Ramirez talks with migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S., in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 2, 2018. WVNTR – U.S. President Donald Trump called Sunday for immediately deporting illegal immigrants entering the United States with “no Judges or Court […]

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U.S. Project-Based Business Travel Spend Topped $45 Billion in 2017

WVNTR – In 2017, project-based business travel spending reached $45.4 billion USD, comprising 15 percent of all U.S. business travel spending, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group. In total, 66 million trips were taken last year for project-based purposes, representing 12 percent of […]

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