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Obama: US will make immigration ‘more fair and just’

President Barack Obama. AP

President Barack Obama unveiled his highly anticipated immigration plan Thursday, saying lifting the threat of expulsion from 5 million undocumented migrants would make the system “more fair and just.”

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Germany to allow more dual citizens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel. AP

Germany’s Cabinet has approved legislation under which immigrants’ children will no longer be forced to choose between German nationality and that of their parents.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mindanao groups: Citizenship issue blot on NFA

Farmers’ groups in Mindanao are now starting to question the capability of the National Food Authority (NFA) in achieving its targets in the government’s rice production program following reports that the agency’s head is not a natural-born Filipino.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Immigration bill could exclude many

Alejandra Tejada, 55, an American citizen living in Arlington, Va. who is originally from Bolivia, poses for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Bipartisan immigration legislation emerging in the Senate could prevent hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. illegally from ever becoming citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thousands rally across US for immigration bill

Protesters for immigration reform march near the Georgia Capitol Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Atlanta. More than 1,000 people rallied at the Georgia Capitol and marched through downtown Atlanta to express support for comprehensive immigration reform and to call for an end to deportations. AP/John Bazemore

Tens of thousands of immigrants and activists rallied across the U.S. Wednesday in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve immigration measures that would grant 11 million immigrants living here illegally a path toward citizenship.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »