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Oct 10, 2018
Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider raceA group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.
Oct 03, 2018
Germany to expand job-seeker visas in bid to tackle shortfall of skilled workers, help rejected asylum-seekersGermany is trying to strike a balance between the needs of its labour market, an aging native population and popular concern about immigration.
Sep 28, 2018
150 immigrants arrested by US agents in southern California in operation targeting threats to public safetyAmong those arrested in southern California were a man with an attempted murder conviction and a woman with seven driving under the influence convictions.
Sep 27, 2018
US to start deporting overstayed foreigners from 1 October; H-1B visa holders exempted from policyFrom Monday, the US would start implementing a new rule which allows initiation of deportation process of people whose legal status to stay in America has expired for reasons such as denial of visa extension application or change in status, officials said.
Sep 26, 2018
Qatar Airways says 11-month-old baby travelling on flight from Doha dies at Hyderabad airport; authorities deny airline's claimA spokeswoman for Hyderabad airport denied that the baby had died at the airport.
Sep 23, 2018
US seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants using public aid, says use of Medicaid, housing vouchers can result in disqualificationThe US Department of Homeland Security said current and past receipt of certain public benefits above thresholds would be considered "a heavily weighed negative factor" in granting green cards as well as temporary stays.
Sep 21, 2018
Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.
Sep 19, 2018
New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota from 1,000 to 1,500 from 2020 onwards, announces Prime Minister Jacinda ArdernThe quota increase comes at a time that overall immigration to New Zealand is forecast by the government to decline.
Sep 17, 2018
As US midterm elections near, Donald Trump plays high risk political gamble with hardline trade policy; insists he can save US jobs and factoriesTrump's apparent belief is that he and congressional Republicans can rely on the unswerving support of core GOP voters — even in rural areas that have been economically hurt by his trade disputes — and maybe succeed in delivering better trade deals before Election Day. Still, as an insurance policy against failure, the administration is providing $12 billion in farm aid to soothe trade-war wounds in rural America.
Sep 12, 2018
Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'US president Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.