Passports And Visas

Philippines orders Australian nun deported and blacklisted

Jul 19, 2018

The Philippine immigration bureau has ordered the deportation of an Australian nun who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies but her lawyers say they'll appeal

Palestinians protest US visa denial to experts to come to UN

Jul 18, 2018

The Palestinians are protesting the U.S. refusal to grant visas to six experts from the prime minister's office to visit the United Nations to present a report on Palestinian implementation of U.N. goals for 2030

Anne Frank's family tried to escape to US, hit roadblocks

Jul 6, 2018

Research suggests the family of Anne Frank, the world-famous Jewish diarist who died in the Holocaust, attempted to immigrate to the U.S. and later to Cuba, but their efforts were thwarted by America's restrictive immigration policy and the war

Hong Kong court upholds ruling in favor of same-sex couple

Jul 4, 2018

Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal has ruled the same-sex partner of a British expatriate is entitled to equal treatment under immigration law

Labor secretary talks economy, visa program on Alaska visit

Jul 2, 2018

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says Alaska's economy should pick up given an increase in military spending and pro-energy policies of the Trump administration

5 of 7 nations hit by US travel ban are majority Muslim

Jun 27, 2018

The seven nations targeted by the U.S. travel ban that was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court include five majority Muslim countries

High court OKs Trump's travel ban, rejects Muslim bias claim

Jun 27, 2018

A sharply divided Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries in a major ruling in support of presidential power

Muslims, advocates saddened over court's travel ban decision

Jun 26, 2018

Muslim individuals and groups, as well as religious and civil rights organizations, expressed outrage and disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries

Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

Jun 18, 2018

The Philippine justice secretary has revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

Jun 15, 2018

House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas

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