Trump plans to expand groups of undocumented immigrants to be deported

Feb 19, 2017

Trump plans to expand groups of undocumented immigrants to be deported

The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to drafts of two memos seen by Reuters and first reported by McClatchy news organization on Saturday. Two sources familiar with the plans told ...

U.S. states mark 75th anniversary of internment order for Japanese-Americans

Feb 19, 2017

U.S. states mark 75th anniversary of internment order for Japanese-Americans

States in the American West are marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that forced 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans into internment camps. Most were from Oregon, California and Washington state. Adults, including the elderly, ...

Australia pressures asylum seekers to return home, offers cash

Feb 15, 2017

Australia pressures asylum seekers to return home, offers cash

Officials at an Australian immigration center in Papua New Guinea are increasing pressure on asylum seekers to return to their home countries voluntarily, including offering large sums of money, amid fear that a deal for the United States to take refugees has fallen through. ...