How John Lennon, Yoko Ono affect U.S. immigration fight

Sep 5, 2014

How John Lennon, Yoko Ono affect U.S. immigration fight

The argument over President Barack Obama’s legal authority to defer deportations began 42 years ago with a bit of hashish, a dogged lawyer and John Lennon and Yoko Ono. President Richard Nixon was seeking re-election and Lennon was in New York facing deportation from ...

Facial recognition trials resume at Narita, Haneda airports

Sep 4, 2014

Facial recognition trials resume at Narita, Haneda airports

Automated facial-recognition tests are underway at Narita and Haneda airports in a stated attempt to reduce lines at passport control. The facial-recognition trials are also focused, however, on examining whether machines can accurately identify passengers not only when standing before a camera, but also ...

Aug 30, 2014

U.S. Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member. Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said agents had been chasing ...

Aug 15, 2014

More Japanese living abroad than ever, ministry says

There were a record 1,258,263 Japanese living abroad as of Oct. 1, according to the Foreign Ministry’s Annual Report of Statistics on Japanese Nationals Overseas, released Friday. The total is up 0.7 percent from the previous year Of those Japanese who have been abroad ...