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Silver lining Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in US

Aug 27, 2014

Silver lining Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in US

As Michael Brown is laid to rest in Ferguson, the town's wounds are a long way from healing. But while looking at all the many things that went wrong it's worth reflecting on the things that didn't. #OnOurMind #Small business #race relations #Ferguson #Michael Brown #Michael Brown shooting #Indian shopkeepers #Ferguson teen shooting #Immigrant race relations in US #United States racism #Racial tension in US
President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation

Aug 25, 2014

President Obama returns amid sharp criticism over vacation

For Obama, his nine rounds of golf over the course of two weeks on Martha's Vineyard, about five hours per round, demonstrated his need to let off some steam from the white-hot political polarization of Washington ahead of a looming partisan battle over new immigration rules he will soon issue. #President Obama #NewsTracker #Iraq #Foreign policy #ISIL #Michael Brown #James Foley #Immigration debate #Islamic State of Iraw and the Levant
Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

Aug 22, 2014

Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

PM Tony Abbott won an election after campaigning heavily on tough immigration policies, which have been criticised internationally but remain popular with voters. #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Immigration Policy #Human Rights Commission #Asylum seekers #Tony Abbott #Detention Centre #refuguees
Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

Aug 20, 2014

Mamata-mukt Bengal? BJP set to occupy entire opposition space in state

With the Left and the Congress in retreat, the BJP is seeing a rise in its fortunes in West Bengal. It is now positioning itself as the prime opposition to Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Trinamool Congress #Left Front #Modi #illegal immigrants #BJP in Bengal
Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

Aug 19, 2014

Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

A total of 1,547 children are in community detention, according to immigration department figures. At least a further 150 in mainland detention centres will be considered for release. #World #Australia #NewsTracker #Immigration #children #suicide #refugees #Asylum seekers #Detention Centre

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Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

Aug 29, 2014

Immigration activists push for reform despite possible White House delay

Advocates pressing President Obama for an immediate immigration overhaul vowed Friday to continue to push for action, despite signs that the White House may postpone an expected change in deportation policy until after the November election...
Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

Aug 28, 2014

Immigration Clash Could Lead to Shutdown

President Obama is believed to be preparing to take executive action on immigration, and Republicans are considering removing funding to effectively block the order, possibly prompting a spending stalemate just before November elections... #Barack Obama #Democratic National Committee
Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

Aug 27, 2014

5 things Obama may do to change immigration system

Advocates and opponents anticipate sweeping executive actions... #Barack Obama #Democratic National Committee