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Current Immigration News

  • Iscol lecturer takes on Trump immigration policies 20 Oct 2017 18:56 Cornell Chronicle Rebecca Heller, co-founder and director of the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), urges advocating for the rights of refugees against the waves of right-wing populist xenophobia sweeping through the U.S. and Europe. She was on campus Oct. 18 …
  • Edmonton attack suspect had history in San Diego immigration detention 18 Oct 2017 01:12 Sandiegouniontribune The man arrested in connection with attacking a police officer and four pedestrians in Edmonton, Canada in late September had previously been ordered deported in San Diego. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, 30, who obtained refugee status in Canada is believed to be …
  • Sessions calls on Congress to tighten rules for people seeking asylum 12 Oct 2017 18:10 Standard-Examiner (c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions called on Congress Thursday to tighten the rules for people seeking asylum through a system he said is filled with “rampant abuse and fraud.” In a speech at the Justice Department’ …
  • Sessions: Immigrant asylum system rife with 'fraud, abuse' 12 Oct 2017 17:46 Al.com Attorney General Jeff Sessions called on Congress Thursday to tighten the rules for people seeking asylum through a system he said is filled with "rampant abuse and fraud." In a speech at the Justice Department's Executive Office for …