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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 31, 2014

Immigrants hope President Obama will end deportations

An immigration town hall at Baruch College was a moving display of the mixture of skepticism and tenuous hope that has cast its shadow over immigrant communities as the end of summer approaches — and with it, President Obama’s much anticipated execut...
Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

Sep 01, 2014

Immig law violation can force trip home for visa interview

Q: I’m here in Temporary Protected Status. If my brother petitions for me to get a green card, must I return home for my immigrant visa interview or can I interview here...
Aus to release some asylum-seeking children held in detention centres

Sep 02, 2014

Influx of African Immigrants Shifting National and New York Demographics

In just one decade, the number of black African immigrants in the United States about doubled, an influx that is shifting the demographic landscape nationwide...