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

<b>(Paul Quinn via Shutterstock)</b><p>What waiting for hours in a crowded courtroom to become a citizen taught me about America<p>Tithi Bhattacharya<p>September 26, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>My journey to become a citizen in the United States of America was mercifully short and uneventful. After nearly a decade as a …

Nigerian care workers to be deported after immigration raids

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 forcibly removed from the UK on a charter flight on Tuesday.<p>The care worker were arrested for allegedly overstaying their visas. Some …

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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<br>• ‘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 …

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 …

Why Do Russians Hate Refugees?

The heartbreaking photo of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose small body washed up on a Turkish beach, has become the symbol of the Syrian tragedy and …

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The Pope’s Viral Encounter With 5-Year-Old Daughter of Illegal Immigrants Was Scripted, Planned a Year Ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophie Cruz’s brief encounter with Pope Francis during his parade in Washington this week appeared to be the kind of spontaneous moment that is so endearing about this pope: an initially hesitant young child wrapping an arm around his neck as he offers a kiss and a blessing.<p>But …

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

The passage of time hasn’t dimmed the passion John Walsh feels about hunting down the “bad guys” and the “dirt bags” who prey on children. For the …

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