Australia to tighten citizenship rules, raise English-fluency level

Apr 20, 2017

Australia to tighten citizenship rules, raise English-fluency level

Australia plans to tighten its citizenship rules to require higher English language skills, longer residency and evidence of integration such as a job, officials said Thursday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the new citizenship test would reflect Australian values instead of the current multiple-choice ...

Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

/ Mar 16, 2017

Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban has suffered another federal court setback after a judge in Maryland rejected a revised measure that bans travel targeting six predominantly Muslim countries. Judge Theodore Chuang ruled Thursday in a case brought near the nation’s capital by the ...