Homeland Security report disputes threat to U.S. from banned nations

Feb 25, 2017

Homeland Security report disputes threat to U.S. from banned nations

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm have found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terrorist threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press concludes that citizenship ...

U.S. promises no mass deportations in bid to calm Mexico

Feb 24, 2017

U.S. promises no mass deportations in bid to calm Mexico

U.S. officials promised Mexico no “mass deportations” or use of military force to expel immigrants, moving to calm tensions over President Donald Trump’s vow to crack down on “bad dudes” illegally residing in his country. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Secretary of ...

Feb 21, 2017

Japan aims to attract more foreign workers amid growth in tourism

The government compiled a plan Tuesday to ease visa restrictions for foreign workers in designated special economic zones to address the growing need for tourism services. The move signals a shift in the nation’s immigration policy, which has traditionally focused on allowing only highly ...

Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries

Feb 20, 2017

Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries

A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven’t used it yet. A senior administration official ...