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January 25, 2020

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US to limit visas for pregnant women to curb 'birth tourism'

US to limit visas for pregnant women to curb 'birth tourism'

President Donald Trump opened a new front in his battle against immigration on Thursday, barring the issuing of visas to pregnant women seeking to enter the United States for so-called "birth tourism."In announcing the move, which takes effect Friday, the Wh

Texas will not accept refugees anymore: governor

Texas will not accept refugees anymore: governor

Texas became the first US state Friday to declare it will not resettle refugees, responding to President Donald Trump's sustained crackdown on all immigration.Governor Greg Abbott told the State Department that Texas has to dedicate its resources "to those w

Hong Konger 'missing' after crossing China bridge checkpoint

Hong Konger 'missing' after crossing China bridge checkpoint

Hong Kong's immigration department said Sunday they have received reports a man went missing on a cross-border mega bridge to the gambling hub of Macau that currently hosts a Chinese mainland police checkpoint.The disappearance first emerged on Saturday when

UK driver admits two charges in truck deaths case

UK driver admits two charges in truck deaths case

A British driver accused of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in a refrigeration truck pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to assist illegal immigration.Maurice Robinson, 25, appeared via video link at London's Central Criminal Court fr

US aid worker who helped migrants acquitted in retrial

US aid worker who helped migrants acquitted in retrial

An American humanitarian aid worker has been found not guilty in a retrial of harboring migrants who crossed the border illegally, in a case that gained international attention and put the spotlight on the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration.Scott

Gay Saudi journalists detained in Australia after asylum bid

Gay Saudi journalists detained in Australia after asylum bid

Two gay Saudi journalists who sought asylum in Australia after being threatened at home over their relationship have been held for weeks at an immigration detention centre, their lawyer said Wednesday.The couple arrived in Australia in mid-October on tourist v