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Former internment camp victims warn of rise in U.S. racial tensions

Aug 11, 2018

Former internment camp victims warn of rise in U.S. racial tensions

The Japanese-Americans forcibly incarcerated by the U.S. government during World War II warn that the administration of President Donald Trump risks repeating this sad chapter in U.S. racial discrimination. On Friday, the United States marked the 30th year since the Civil Liberties Act was enacted ...

U.S. Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits

Aug 10, 2018

U.S. Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily. A memo shared with The Associated Press spells out orders to high-ranking army officials to stop processing discharges of men and women who enlisted in the ...

Italy's Salvini declares war on Mafia after migrant worker deaths

Aug 8, 2018

Italy's Salvini declares war on Mafia after migrant worker deaths

Italy's hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday declared war on Mafia networks exploiting foreign agricultural workers after 16 died in two crashes in the country's south. The two nearly identical crashes, which came within 48 hours of each other outside the city of Foggia ...

Brazilian judge opens path for immigrants fleeing turmoil in Venezuela

Aug 8, 2018

Brazilian judge opens path for immigrants fleeing turmoil in Venezuela

A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering the country, said the Solicitor General's office, which had made the appeal. On Sunday, a federal judge in the northern state of Roraima ordered ...