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The day I said goodbye to a country I could no longer call home

What waiting for hours in a crowded courtroom to become a citizen taught me about America<p>My journey to become a citizen in the United States of America was mercifully short and uneventful. After nearly a decade as a permanent resident I finally filed an application to become a U.S. citizen this …

Africa

Nigerian care workers to be deported after immigration raids

Dozens arrested across London for allegedly overstaying their visas and told they will be forcibly removed from the UK on Tuesday<p>Dozens of Nigerian care workers have been arrested in immigration raids across London and are being held at various removal centres.<p>They have been told they will be …

Immigration

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'Son of immigrants': pope requests impromptu flight over Statue of Liberty

Pontiff ‘moved’ after pilot flies over Ellis Island en route to Philadelphia ‘You know, Buenos Aires was a city of immigrants too’<p>When Pope Francis left New York for Philadelphia on Saturday he took one last look at one of the city’s most famous landmarks, the Statue of Liberty.<p>In a spontaneous …

Buenos Aires

Changes in US immigration are creating a construction cost nightmare

This time might be different, as the dynamics surrounding home price and labor supply are very unrelated. Smart builders are putting big cost increase contingencies in their budgets, which makes land acquisition very challenging, as land sellers are not willing to drop prices.<p>With so much …

Real Estate

Why Do Russians Hate Refugees?

While Europe is mourning Syrian refugees who perish at sea, Russians are predicting the imminent "complete Islamification of the European Union" and …

TV’s John Walsh: Trump Is My Friend, but He’s ‘One Crazy Bastard’

The man famous for helping to hunt down bad guys thinks his friend The Donald is nuts to think we can round up 11 million immigrants.<p>The passage of …

Immigration