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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Exclusive: Microsoft Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella, postpones India visit (article withdrawn)
Tech

Exclusive: Microsoft Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella, postpones India visit (article withdrawn)

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corporation, has postponed his trip to India, which sources said was scheduled later this week

Citizenship Amendment Act: Microsoft chief Satya Nadella's views are modern and progressive, and subtly question new law
India

Citizenship Amendment Act: Microsoft chief Satya Nadella's views are modern and progressive, and subtly question new law

A day after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella termed situation surrounding the Citizenship Amendment Act as "sad", his company on Tuesday issued a far subtler statement on the contentious Act, that conveyed his optimism for an immigrant in India who could benefit the society and economy

Opportunities, not religious persecution, make Bangladeshis flock to India; border residents fear more immigration on pretext of atrocities
India

Opportunities, not religious persecution, make Bangladeshis flock to India; border residents fear more immigration on pretext of atrocities

For people living along the northern Dhubri sector of India-Bangladesh border in western Assam, their friends from Bangladesh have more than a single perspective to share on the Citizenship Amendment Act

Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggerated
India

Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggerated

The BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account

Reddit claims UK-US trade document leak linked to Russia, bans 61 accounts suspected of 'vote manipulation' ahead of general elections
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Reddit claims UK-US trade document leak linked to Russia, bans 61 accounts suspected of 'vote manipulation' ahead of general elections

The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general UK vote

UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'to get Brexit done', makes election pledge to bring new deal to leave EU before Christmas
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UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'to get Brexit done', makes election pledge to bring new deal to leave EU before Christmas

British prime minister Boris Johnson promised on Sunday 'to get Brexit done', with his Conservative Party making an election pledge to bring his deal to leave the European Union back to parliament before Christmas

UK election 2019: Boris Johnson unveils Conservative Party’s manifesto; promises better healthcare, education, immigration system post Brexit
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UK election 2019: Boris Johnson unveils Conservative Party’s manifesto; promises better healthcare, education, immigration system post Brexit

'I'm looking forward to sharing our manifesto', Johnson tweeted on Saturday, 'we have developed a clear plan that respects the referendum, gets it done, and allows us to move on and focus on delivering real benefits for you and your family', the centre-right party leader said

New York Times long-read: The astonishing story of Prince Cyrus and the kingdom of Oudh
India

New York Times long-read: The astonishing story of Prince Cyrus and the kingdom of Oudh

Oudh (pronounced Uh-vud) was a kingdom that no longer existed. The British annexed it in 1856, a trauma from which its capital, Lucknow, never recovered. The core of the city is still made of Oudh’s vaulted shrines and palaces.

US held nearly 70,000 migrant children in custody in 2019; those reunited with families grapple to piece their lives back together
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US held nearly 70,000 migrant children in custody in 2019; those reunited with families grapple to piece their lives back together

New US government data shows that nearly 70,000 migrant children were held in government custody this year — up 42 percent in the fiscal year 2019 from 2018

Living Undocumented trailer: Netflix brings forth stories of US immigrants in Selena Gomez-produced docu-series
Entertainment

Living Undocumented trailer: Netflix brings forth stories of US immigrants in Selena Gomez-produced docu-series

Living Undocumented chronicles the lives of eight immigrant families as they fear of a potential deportation.

10 jump off migrant boat as frustration, desperation grips rescue ship stranded off Italy's coast for 19 days
World

10 jump off migrant boat as frustration, desperation grips rescue ship stranded off Italy's coast for 19 days

A reporter reporting from the migrant boat said that the earlier jumper refused to return to the ship, and was brought to the Italian island of Lampedusa instead, apparently triggering the reaction of the nine who followed his lead.

US official Ken Cuccinelli claims Statue of Liberty poem welcoming immigrants applies only to Europeans
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US official Ken Cuccinelli claims Statue of Liberty poem welcoming immigrants applies only to Europeans

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, said the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming 'huddled masses' of immigrants to American shores, was referring to receive migrants 'who can stand on their own two feet'