Immigration

Showing of 1 - 20 from 551 results
Immigration - Total results - 551
US green card backlog: Fate of Indian immigrants hangs in balance
India

US green card backlog: Fate of Indian immigrants hangs in balance

With no more than 10,000 Indians eligible for green cards a year, a vast majority of applicants have no choice but to wait for their turn

Democrats dealt blow after Senate parliamentarian rules against immigration reform in $3.5 trillion Budget Reconciliation Bill
World

Democrats dealt blow after Senate parliamentarian rules against immigration reform in $3.5 trillion Budget Reconciliation Bill

The decision by Elizabeth MacDonough, the Senate’s nonpartisan interpreter of its often enigmatic rules, is a damaging and disheartening setback for President Joe Biden.

Taliban block hundreds from leaving Afghanistan despite recent assurances to US
World

Taliban block hundreds from leaving Afghanistan despite recent assurances to US

American citizens, green card holders and others, say they have been waiting for more than a week for permission to board waiting charter flights out of the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan

Explained: Mexico confronts complex position on immigration, internal migration
World

Explained: Mexico confronts complex position on immigration, internal migration

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Thursday said the strategy of containing migrants in the south was untenable and more investment was needed to keep central Americans from leaving their homes

After In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda donates to immigrant rights groups to help marginalised communities
Entertainment

After In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda donates to immigrant rights groups to help marginalised communities

The actor is forever drawn to what he calls “the things that don’t leave you alone.” Immigration, he said, is both a passion and a foundational element of his work.

At largest emergency shelter in US, panic attacks highlight stress for migrant kids
World

At largest emergency shelter in US, panic attacks highlight stress for migrant kids

Lawyers and advocates question why most of the children are at unlicensed shelters.

Lost Children Archive: Valeria Luiselli’s prize-winning novel responds to migratory crisis
World

Lost Children Archive: Valeria Luiselli’s prize-winning novel responds to migratory crisis

Published in 2019, the book addresses the issue of migrant children traveling unaccompanied to the United States.

In photos: How Guatemalan lives are being upturned by failed immigration bids
long-reads

In photos: How Guatemalan lives are being upturned by failed immigration bids

The COVID-19 pandemic initially blunted migration to the U.S. last year, but numbers were soon on the rise again.

As Biden unwinds key Trump asylum policy, many wait uneasily
World

As Biden unwinds key Trump asylum policy, many wait uneasily

As President Joe Biden undoes Trump immigration policies that he considers inhumane, he faces a major question: How far should he go to right his predecessor’s perceived wrongs?

In Lee Isaac Chung's Minari, a deeply personal story of harvesting an American dream
Entertainment

In Lee Isaac Chung's Minari, a deeply personal story of harvesting an American dream

Wanting to find a balance between a memory piece and melodrama, Chung imaged something that combined the neo-realism of Roberto Rossellini’s Stromboli with the earthy, wide-screen American epics like East of Eden and Giant that his father raised him on.

Joe Biden makes swift policy changes on COVID-19 and racial justice, but major speed bumps lie ahead
World

Joe Biden makes swift policy changes on COVID-19 and racial justice, but major speed bumps lie ahead

Biden has now signed about 45 executive orders, memorandums or proclamations enacting or at least initiating major policy shifts on a wide array of issues

From building the wall to ending wars, four years in, Trump has plenty of unfinished business
World

From building the wall to ending wars, four years in, Trump has plenty of unfinished business

Since taking the oath of office in 2016, US president Donald Trump has faced the same hard truth that each of his White House predecessors learned: Governing is rarely easy

Donald Trump government scraps 6 July policy to strip international students of US visas
World

Donald Trump government scraps 6 July policy to strip international students of US visas

The policy about foreign students was one of a number of measures Trump has taken to advance his agenda on immigration, using the coronavirus pandemic and the need to protect the country from health threats as justification

Reportage of sparse policing in Alaska villages wins Pulitzer Prize; coverage of Kashmir clampdown, Hong Kong protests gets photography awards
World

Reportage of sparse policing in Alaska villages wins Pulitzer Prize; coverage of Kashmir clampdown, Hong Kong protests gets photography awards

he Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for illuminating the sparse policing of remote Alaska villages, as a delayed awards ceremony recognized writing, photos and — for the first time — audio reporting

US eases immigration norms in view of COVID-19: H-1B holders, Green Card applicants get 60-day grace period to submit documents
World

US eases immigration norms in view of COVID-19: H-1B holders, Green Card applicants get 60-day grace period to submit documents

The relaxations in the US immigration policy come in view of the coronavirus outbreak, which first surfaced in China''s Wuhan city in December, 2019. So far, the virus has claimed over 65,000 lives in the US and over 235,000 lives globally.

Donald Trump signs Executive Order 'temporarily suspending immigration into US'; says move was necessary to help protect American jobs
World

Donald Trump signs Executive Order 'temporarily suspending immigration into US'; says move was necessary to help protect American jobs

President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that he had signed an executive order 'temporarily suspending immigration into the United States.' But experts say the order will merely delay the issuance of green cards for a minority of immigrants.

Donald Trump's immigration plans create panic and anger among the Indian diaspora in the US
World

Donald Trump's immigration plans create panic and anger among the Indian diaspora in the US

By Tuesday, Donald Trump had ordered a 60-day halt in issuing green cards to prevent people from immigrating to the United States, backing away from his harder-edged plans to suspend guest-worker programmes after business groups erupted in anger at the prospect of losing labour from countries like India

Donald Trump to sign Executive Order barring immigration into US, blames 'invisible enemy' for move
World

Donald Trump to sign Executive Order barring immigration into US, blames 'invisible enemy' for move

President Donald Trump said on Monday evening that he intended to close the United States to people trying to immigrate into the country to live and work, a drastic move that he said would protect American workers from foreign competition once the nation’s economy began to recover from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak

Writing, race and representation: What the debate about Jeanine Cummins' American Dirt tells us about appropriation
Life

Writing, race and representation: What the debate about Jeanine Cummins' American Dirt tells us about appropriation

A growing chorus of online critics accused American Dirt author Jeanine Cummins of having exploited the experience of migrants and repackaging it as opportunistic “trauma porn” for a predominantly white publishing industry.