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Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants, Especially Non-Criminals, Increase During Trump’s First Year as President

In his first year in office, President Donald Trump’s administration’s arrests of immigrants — especially those without criminal convictions — were …

The Trump administration has just made the H-1B visa-approval process even harder

US president Donald Trump’s administration has just made life harder for Indian techies and IT companies.<p>A new policy announced by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Feb. 22 is likely to intensify the scrutiny involved in the process of issuing the much sought-after …

Immigration

Trump administration cracks down H-1B visa abuse

The Trump administration is cracking down on companies that get visas for foreign workers and farm them out to employers.<p>Some staffing agencies seek hard-to-get H-1B visas for high-skilled workers, only to contract them out to other companies. There's nothing inherently illegal about contracting …

Supreme Court snubs Trump, keeps DACA immigration program in place for now

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused Monday to review a federal judge's order that the Trump administration continue a program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.<p>The denial leaves in place the popular DACA program, which has protected some 690,000 …

Immigration

Nancy Pelosi Sets Record With 8-Hour-Long DACA Speech on the House Floor

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi held the House floor for eight hours Wednesday, setting a record for the longest continuous speech delivered in …

Senate announces two-year budget deal but House could stall over Dreamers

• Plan to avert shutdown includes over $300bn rise in spending<br>• Pelosi says package must consider immigration legislation<p>Senate leaders on Wednesday announced a far-reaching agreement that would set federal spending levels for the next two years, a major victory for both parties after years of …

Republicans want to use immigration policy to make America whiter. Here’s why they’re destined to fail.

In his State of the Union address, President Trump outlined the immigration reforms to be implemented in exchange for giving recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals a path to citizenship. His plan required appropriations for the border wall, increased border security, an end to …

Trump: Dems opposing immigration plan support 'open borders'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani says FBI may have placed spy in Trump campaign Giuliani: There is 'nothing illegal about looking for dirt on …

Nancy Pelosi Spoke on the House Floor Support of DREAMers for 8 Hours

#GoNancyGo.<p>At 10:04 a.m. on Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took to the House of Representatives floor to speak in support of DREAMers, and she didn’t stop for eight hours, setting the record for the longest speech ever on the House floor, according to the House Historian's office who …

An Immigration Compromise That Makes Sense

A deal to secure Dreamers’ future – and the border – is within reach.<p>It seems increasingly likely that, on immigration, Congress will face a stark choice in the weeks ahead. It can either pass a narrowly drawn bill that attends to border security and provides legal status for Dreamers, the …

Illegal immigrant stabs man who asked him to stop urinating at a bus stop, police say

An illegal immigrant reportedly slashed and stabbed a Maryland man with a box cutter repeatedly after the man asked him to stop urinating at a bus stop.<p>WJLA-TV reported Tuesday that Salvador Gomez-Lopez, the man accused of slashing the D.C. metro-area man, is from El Salvador and in the United …

DHS record: Illegal immigrant deported 44 times in 15 years

He is the world’s most persistent illegal immigrant: One Mexican managed to get deported 44 times in 15 years — which means he also managed to sneak …

DACA Status Can Impact School Enrollment Status

"Not being a citizen of the United States is hard and has been a real struggle."<p>*In this op-ed, 20-year-old Elizabeth Zaccheaus, a sophomore at North Park University in Chicago, explains why she was nearly unable to register for the spring semester due to losing her DACA status. *<p>Growing up, I …

Police Say Immigration Policies Make It Harder to Catch Criminals

<i>This story was originally published by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news organization based in the San Francisco</i> …

Ohio man deported after decades in U.S. was tricked, daughter says

A daughter of an Ohio businessman who was suddenly deported to his native Jordan last week after living in the U.S. for nearly four decades accused …

These Dreamers will leave the U.S. if a DACA deal isn't reached

Alex and Daniela Velez have come to peace with the difficult choice they will need to make if Congress doesn't reach a deal for those covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by its March 5 deadline: They will leave the country.<p>"Alex and I are both over this [DACA situation]," …

Demi Lovato Is Fine with Not Having a Thigh Gap: 'I'm Still Beautiful the Way I Am'

<i>This article originally appeared on People.com.</i><p>No thigh gap? No problem.<p>Demi Lovato is just fine with not having a thigh gap. The singer, 24, shared …

Demi Lovato

Teens 'feel body image pressure'

Girls as young as nine are seeking surgery on their vagina because they are distressed about its appearance, a leading adolescent gynaecologist has said.<p>We spoke to some of the pupils at one school that works with teenagers to address body image issues.<p><i>Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on</i> …

Body Image

Just A Small Amount Of Exercise Can Improve Body Image

Work out then strut out.<p>Need a little confidence boost? Grab your sneakers.<p>A small study published this month in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise found that just 30 minutes of exercise can have a positive affect on a woman’s body image. Women felt both slimmer and stronger immediately …

Workouts

6 Ways To Accept Your Body Just The Way It Is, According To A Body Image Coach

It can seem like an impossible task to learn to love, like, or even accept your body. Of course, these are strongly encouraged ideas in the movement …

Mindfulness

Looking at photos of slim women for 15 minutes can seriously damage your body image

It affects our self-esteem and can lead to disordered eating.<p>We all know the devastating impact seeing only one body type and shape can have on our self-esteem. And we all know its slimmer women who are constantly plastered across adverts and in campaigns, while other figures are rarely featured. …

Ex-Vogue editor on body image and fashion's future

You can tell a lot about how a country is changing by the way it dresses. The world of fashion is a very different place to the one 60 years ago when the Today programme went on the air.<p>Alexandra Shulman was at the pinnacle of fashion for 25 years as editor of Vogue. She discussed on the Today …

The Impact of Advertising on Body Image

Can Today’s Ads Be Harmful to Our Self-Esteem?<p>Updated September 27, 2017<p>Advertising is not just a reflection of pop culture and societal trends; in …

Body perfect images on social media spark image crisis in teenage girls

Thousands of girls have needed counselling for body image worries, the NSPCC has found.<p>Childline has delivered 2,069 counselling sessions for …

More Women Are Trying to Gain Weight Through Diet and Exercise

Gaining muscle is more popular than ever, but is it a good thing for your body image?<p>A quick browse of #fitstagram will prove to any lingering …

The Important Reason This Woman Posted an Unedited Picture of Her Belly

Seren Pollard posted this smiley photo of herself on Instagram with a very important message: body-image issues don't have a weight limit. Seren said, "You don't need to be a certain body type to have bad body image or to have positive body image. I know plenty of amazing queens who are 'bigger' …

Files Offer New Details on JFK Assassination

Report reveals Lee Harvey Oswald visited Soviet embassy in Mexico City before the killing; some documents can’t be disclosed for security reasons<p>President Donald Trump’s decision to release nearly 3,000 classified documents offered a haystack of new details about the assassination of President John …