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Donald Trump's planned immigration policy focuses on retaining merit; Indians on edge as family-centric selection may drop sharply
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Donald Trump's planned immigration policy focuses on retaining merit; Indians on edge as family-centric selection may drop sharply

According to Forbes, some 4 million family and work-related green card applicants will have to reapply, even if they have been waiting for years and Indians are among the highest number in this category.

First 'Dreamer' to win Rhodes scholarship, South Korean Harvard graduate Jin Park fears he may not be able to return to US
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First 'Dreamer' to win Rhodes scholarship, South Korean Harvard graduate Jin Park fears he may not be able to return to US

Jin Park, 22-year-old, who lives in New York City, risks not being allowed back in the country if he enrolls at the University of Oxford in England in the fall

Donald Trump declares DACA is dead, urges Congress to pass legislation to secure border with Mexico
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Donald Trump declares DACA is dead, urges Congress to pass legislation to secure border with Mexico

President Donald Trump declared as “dead” on Monday a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and pressed Congress to pass legislation to secure the US border with Mexico

US Senate rejects slew of immigration reform proposals, leaves thousands of 'Dreamers' in lurch
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US Senate rejects slew of immigration reform proposals, leaves thousands of 'Dreamers' in lurch

The US Senate on Friday rejected a slew of immigration reform proposals,leaving hundreds of thousands of Dreamers in limbo

US Congress gridlock deepens as Democrats, Republicans fail to strike deals on immigration, federal spending
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US Congress gridlock deepens as Democrats, Republicans fail to strike deals on immigration, federal spending

Bitterly divided US lawmakers return this week to face a shrinking window for reaching deals on immigration, federal spending and the debt

Donald Trump says he is prepared to back deal providing path to citizenship for 'Dreamers' in 10-12 years
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Donald Trump says he is prepared to back deal providing path to citizenship for 'Dreamers' in 10-12 years

Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was prepared to back a deal that would provide a pathway to citizenship to America's so-called "Dreamer" immigrants over a period of 10 to 12 years.

Donald Trump says he is open to citizenship for 'dreamers' only if Democrats support wall across Mexico border
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Donald Trump says he is open to citizenship for 'dreamers' only if Democrats support wall across Mexico border

Donald Trump on Thursday said he was open to a path to citizenship for some younger undocumented immigrants as part of his negotiations with Democrats

Donald Trump says DACA is 'probably dead', casts shadow over govt funding for immigration programme
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Donald Trump says DACA is 'probably dead', casts shadow over govt funding for immigration programme

US president Donald Trump said on Monday that the DACA program that protects immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children is "probably dead".

Donald Trump says he is 'the least racist person you would ever interview', denies making 'shithole countries' remark
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Donald Trump says he is 'the least racist person you would ever interview', denies making 'shithole countries' remark

Donald Trump insisted that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" countries triggered a global criticism.

Condemnation mounts over Donald Trump's 'sh**hole' remark; Haiti, African countries demand apology
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Condemnation mounts over Donald Trump's 'sh**hole' remark; Haiti, African countries demand apology

Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, US president Donald Trump on Friday denied using the word “sh**hole” to describe Haiti and African countries

United Nations urges countries to open up migration despite US boycott
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United Nations urges countries to open up migration despite US boycott

Governments that crack down on migrants are only harming themselves, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday ahead of UN talks on a global response to migration boycotted by the United States.

US judge blocks Donald Trump's decision to end DACA programme for young immigrants
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US judge blocks Donald Trump's decision to end DACA programme for young immigrants

A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a programme protecting young immigrants from deportation.

'We need a wall': Donald Trump asks Congress to secure border, urges compromise on 'dreamers'
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'We need a wall': Donald Trump asks Congress to secure border, urges compromise on 'dreamers'

President Donald Trump urged Congress on Tuesday to reach a compromise on the fate of millions of undocumented migrants who came to the US as children, but did not give ground to Democrats over his plans for a border wall.

Sushma Swaraj discusses Pakistan, terrorism, H1B visas with US Secretary of State Tillerson
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Sushma Swaraj discusses Pakistan, terrorism, H1B visas with US Secretary of State Tillerson

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took up the issues of H1B visas and the rights of illegal immigrant children when she met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'
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15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."

Tech firms criticize Trump for ending DACA immigrant protections program
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Tech firms criticize Trump for ending DACA immigrant protections program

Technology companies and executives of other industries criticized the Trump administration for its plan to undo the DACA immigrant protections program for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants and called on Congress to help them.

Decision to end DACA is wrong and cruel for young people says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Decision to end DACA is wrong and cruel for young people says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called the decision to end DACA as 'not just wrong, but particularly cruel to young people'.

Donald Trump to announce decision sealing fate of young immigrants who illegally entered the US as children
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Donald Trump to announce decision sealing fate of young immigrants who illegally entered the US as children

President Donald Trump says he'll be announcing a decision in the coming days on the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella criticises Donald Trump's stance to roll back DACA programme
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella criticises Donald Trump's stance to roll back DACA programme

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith have criticised the presidential stance on the Barack Obama established DACA programme.

Top US CEOs urge Donald Trump against ending Obama-era migrant amnesty programme DACA
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Top US CEOs urge Donald Trump against ending Obama-era migrant amnesty programme DACA

The CEOs of dozens of big-name US firmspressed President Donald Trump to keep an amnesty for people brought to the United States illegally as children.