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H4 EAD: Donald Trump government misses 'deadline' to decide on work permits for H1B workers' spouses but tension continues to run high
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H4 EAD: Donald Trump government misses 'deadline' to decide on work permits for H1B workers' spouses but tension continues to run high

The Trump government’s Department of Homeland Security has ‘missed’ its self imposed deadline of end June 2018 to make its position known on whether spouses of H1B workers in the US will be allowed to continue working for pay or not but this does not mean the worries of the H4 community disappear. That’s not going away.

US midterm elections: Donald Trump more hardline and confident than he ever was in 2016; immigrants are firmly in the crosshairs
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US midterm elections: Donald Trump more hardline and confident than he ever was in 2016; immigrants are firmly in the crosshairs

2016 was just a test run. The 2018 version of US President Donald Trump’s hardline politics is going further right than it ever was at the time of the US President’s controversial campaign two years ago. Trump is now cycling through a more grisly version of many of his favourite themes as he hits the campaign trail for the 2018 midterms which have begun to look much more like it’s already 2020.

Finally, US commits to reuniting migrant families from next week as immigration politics boils over; Trump fumes saying 'fix our insane laws now!'
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Finally, US commits to reuniting migrant families from next week as immigration politics boils over; Trump fumes saying 'fix our insane laws now!'

Stung by a public outcry, the Trump administration said Thursday it will meet court-ordered deadlines for reuniting families separated at the border, even as the politics of immigration remained at a boil.

US midterm elections loom; Opposition struggles to counter Donald Trump’s hardline immigration battle cry
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US midterm elections loom; Opposition struggles to counter Donald Trump’s hardline immigration battle cry

Democrats with their eyes on the big prize in 2020 and struggling to come up with a clear message to resist Donald Trump have zeroed in this one for now: Abolish ‘ICE’ - short for the US government’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement arm that came into prominence under Trump for its strongarm methods of questioning and rounding up (mainly) illegals in the US.

Donald Trump won't stop talking immigration ahead of midterms although White House faces hard deadline on reuniting migrant families
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Donald Trump won't stop talking immigration ahead of midterms although White House faces hard deadline on reuniting migrant families

US President Donald Trump is not going to back down on his hardline immigration talk anytime soon although the clock is ticking for the US administration after a federal judge ordered the thousands of migrant children and parents who were forcibly separated at the Mexican border reunited within 30 days, sooner for youngsters under 5.

17 US states including Washington, New York, California sue Donald Trump government over family separations
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17 US states including Washington, New York, California sue Donald Trump government over family separations

Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Foreign workers get undercut again as US immigration bill goes up in smoke; Donald Trump tells Republicans to 'stop wasting their time' on this until midterms
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Foreign workers get undercut again as US immigration bill goes up in smoke; Donald Trump tells Republicans to 'stop wasting their time' on this until midterms

Dead on arrival. That's what happened Friday to a so-called "landmark" immigration bill found itself killed off by a single Donald Trump morning tweet.

US Congress delays vote on 'compromise' immigration bill in face of likely defeat after hard-right bill sinks
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US Congress delays vote on 'compromise' immigration bill in face of likely defeat after hard-right bill sinks

The US House of Representatives killed a hard-right immigration bill Thursday, and Republican leaders delayed a planned vote on a compromise GOP package with the party's lawmakers fiercely divided over an issue that has long confounded them.

Immigration showdown in US today: Donald Trump suggests any bill that passes first hurdle is doomed anyway
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Immigration showdown in US today: Donald Trump suggests any bill that passes first hurdle is doomed anyway

Hours before House showdown votes on immigration, President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that any measure the chamber passes would be doomed in the Senate anyway. His comments could weaken Republicans' already uphill drive to pass legislation on an issue that's become politically fraught amid heart-rending images of migrant families being separated at the border.

Donald Trump halts 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: All you need to know about the executive order ending family separation
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Donald Trump halts 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: All you need to know about the executive order ending family separation

US President Donald Trump ends family separation of illegals at the US border via an executive order but prosecution of adults will not stop. Next up - two immigration bills come up for a vote Thursday. Here's a guide to all the action on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. this week.

US zero tolerance immigration policy: Donald Trump commits he'll sign executive order to end family separation at border
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US zero tolerance immigration policy: Donald Trump commits he'll sign executive order to end family separation at border

US President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

US 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: Cries of 'don't leave me, Mom' from border separations shatter political gridlock as outrage rises
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US 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: Cries of 'don't leave me, Mom' from border separations shatter political gridlock as outrage rises

Blanca's story is emblematic of the 2,300 instances in which US President Donald Trump's administration has separated minors from their migrant parents in an effort to deter illegal immigration. The practice has provoked a national uproar fueled by stories of children being torn from their mothers' arms and of parents being deported without their kids.

Donald Trump defends 'zero tolerance' immigration policy with provocative visual imagery: 'The United States will not be a migrant camp'
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Donald Trump defends 'zero tolerance' immigration policy with provocative visual imagery: 'The United States will not be a migrant camp'

Consider the words Trump is using to defend what's clearly driven a new wrench into American politics: "migrant camp", "refugee holding facility". Each one is provacative, crafted for live audiences and aligns with confirmation biases at that least some, if not all, voters feel but may not talk about. In the latest case, Trump is up against a formidable foe - visuals playing on loop of desperate people and little children locked up like convicts, in "cages" with chain link fencing and being guarded by tough looking border security police.

Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy ripping apart families at US border, sparking outrage across America in midterm election year
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Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy ripping apart families at US border, sparking outrage across America in midterm election year

Facing a rising tide of outrage from across the political spectrum over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, US President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats in the escalating political crisis.

Students' group sues Harvard University for allegedly racially discriminating against Asian-American students during admissions
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Students' group sues Harvard University for allegedly racially discriminating against Asian-American students during admissions

A study commissioned by the study body found that Harvard gave Asians lower scores on "personality" traits such as likability, courage and being respected.

Asian-American group sues Harvard University over 'startling magnitude of discrimination' in acceptance rates
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Asian-American group sues Harvard University over 'startling magnitude of discrimination' in acceptance rates

Even though they bring stronger academic records than any other racial group, Asian-Americans who apply to Harvard University face the lowest acceptance rates, according to a study of admissions records filed Friday by a group that's suing the school over alleged discrimination.

US census: Asian American and Latino groups sue over 'racially discriminatory' citizenship question - a first since 1950
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US census: Asian American and Latino groups sue over 'racially discriminatory' citizenship question - a first since 1950

Two dozen Latino and Asian-American organizations filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging that the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census is racially discriminatory and violates the U.S. Constitution.

Immigrants from India, S Korea, Vietnam opposed to Donald Trump policies join fight to oust Republicans
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Immigrants from India, S Korea, Vietnam opposed to Donald Trump policies join fight to oust Republicans

Members of the country's fastest growing minority group are running for federal office, dozens of them as Democratic candidates deliberately playing up their Asian roots against a president they say demonizes the immigrants that make America great.