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Pew: 66% of Republicans favor legal status for illegals if they meet certain requirements

Every few months Pew cranks out a poll showing GOPers surprisingly warm to the idea of letting illegals stay, and every few months we scratch our …

Trump Backs Out of Event With Hispanic Business Group

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has quietly backed out of a planned event with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce after the …

Canada expands entry program for immigrant workers

EDMONTON, Alberta - A newly expanded entry program in Canada aims to welcome immigrants into the country with a shorter waiting time.<p>Take the case of …

Type 'illegal' into Google. Chances are it will autocomplete to 'immigration'

In a word association game, a child asked what they thought of when given the word ‘illegal’ immediately replied ‘immigrant’. Why this should worry us<p>The words strong and powerful are pretty much synonymous, right? I could quite reasonably say that 6ft 9in, 19-stone Springbok rugby player Lood de …

Immigration

What Americans really think about the Syrian refugee crisis

A Pew Research Center survey released on September 29 shows a mixed and polarized response among Americans to the Syrian refugee crisis. By a narrow …

African students and entrepreneurs to be encouraged to migrate to EU

European leaders will consider proposals to increase legal migration, as part of response to refugee crisis<p>Thousands of skilled workers, entrepreneurs and students will be helped to move from Africa to Europe in response to the migration crisis, under plans to be discussed by European Union leaders.<p>…

European Union

Report: Somalian Refugee Arrested for Rape of 10-Year-Old Girl

In the latest incident of America’s immigrant sex crime epidemic, Minnesota authorities charged Somali man Ahmed Hersi Abdi with two degrees of …

10 immigration questions for the Democratic debate, Part II

Today, Democratic Party candidates for the 2016 presidential election are holding their first debate on CNN. This is the second half of a two-part …

What Americans think should be done on illegal immigration

THE FOREIGN-born share of the U.S. population has doubled in the past three decades and now stands at its highest point in nearly a century. Little wonder, then, that illegal immigration triggers visceral debate and white-hot rhetoric during a presidential election campaign. What may be more …

Immigration

Cloud Chasers: a moving game that tackles issues with immigration while staying fun

<b>Update (10/15):</b> Right on time, Blindflug Studios has released Cloud Chasers to the Play Store. It’s priced at only $4.00, and it doesn’t appear to feature any in-app purchases whatsoever. If you’re interested, head to the Google Play link below for the download.<p>Download Cloud Chasers from the Play …

Google Play

It may get harder for rich Chinese to buy green cards

It's about to get a lot harder to buy a green card.<p>The U.S. government runs a program that grants permanent residency to foreigners who sink at least $500,000 into a job-creating investment. The controversial immigrant investor program, known as EB-5, has been hugely popular with rich Chinese, but …

Immigration

It Isn't Just Asian Immigrants Who Thrive

In a recent column in the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof dared to ask the “awkward question” of why Asian-Americans have been so economically …

New York Times

Mexico's migration crackdown escalates dangers for Central Americans

Last year’s wave of unaccompanied children migrating to the US helped spark a crackdown in Mexico, forcing people to take alternative routes north as they face armed robbers, corrupt officials and sexual violence<p>Jennifer Ramírez knows it would be suicide to remain in El Salvador.<p>A former member of …

Immigration

Young, Illegal, and Alone

Their parents sent them to the United States to escape brutal violence. But to stay, they need to convince courts that sending them here constituted child abuse.<p>Guillermo’s family home sat on a hill in San Salvador. The houses there stood crowded, stacked one upon another with rusted metal roofs, …

Immigration

How a man born in Australia lost his citizenship and fears deportation to Ireland

A department spokesperson explained how an Australian could lose their citizenship. "Information provided by Mr Smyth indicates that he may have lost …

Immigration

Illegal immigrant fights for pay after being elected Cal-Long Beach student body president

Politics pays in college, but not quite as well for illegal immigrants.<p>Student government representatives at most public universities collect money for their service, including stipends as high as $15,000 per year. But Jose Salazar, the student body president at California State Long Beach …

Australia attempts to revoke citizenship of British-Australian over 22-year-old clerical bungle

Andrew Hind, a 45-year-old British-Australian, won a battle against Australian immigration officials after being told he was living in the country “unlawfully”<p>A British-Australian dual national had his Australian citizenship revoked and passport cancelled after officials in Canberra said it was …

Australia

Donald Trump supporters spit on immigration activist as rally turns violent

Watch a Trump rally in Virginia turn violent after The Donald revs up the crowd with anti-immigrant rhetoric<p>As inflammatory language tends to do, Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric incited a scuffle between his supporters and immigration activists during a rally last night, leading to at least one …

Donald Trump

‘I’ve had enough of Manchester!’ Iranian immigrant begs police to deport him

Upon handing himself in, at a Manchester police station, an Iranian man demanded officers deport him back to his home country because he had ‘had enough’ of living in the city.<p>Greater Manchester Police (GMP) tweeted details of the event on an official account on Tuesday evening: “<i>Male arrested</i> …

The refugee crisis is going to blow Britain out of the European Union

The refugee crisis engulfing Europe is putting David Cameron's Conservative government into an impossible position. It may even trigger Britain leaving the European Union.<p>Long before the refugee crisis erupted, migration was one of the biggest factors in how people were going to vote in the EU …

United Kingdom