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Second US judge orders freeze on Trump travel ban

Washington - A second judge ordered a freeze on President Donald Trump's newest travel ban order on Wednesday, saying it was essentially targeted at Muslims in violation of the US Constitution.

Trump travel ban: legal setbacks and revisions

Washington - A federal judge on Tuesday barred the White House from implementing the most recent version of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, the latest in a long string of legal setbacks for the measure.

US judge blocks latest version of Trump travel ban

Washington - A US federal judge on Tuesday barred the White House from implementing yet another version of President Donald Trump's controversial executive order on immigration, hours before it was due to go into full effect.

Australia offers to move PNG refugees to Nauru

Sydney - Refugees held in an Australian camp in Papua New Guinea that is slated to close this month have been offered the option of moving to another detention centre on the island of Nauru.

Film shot at Australian camp for asylum hopefuls hits foreign screens

London - Footage from within one of Australia's offshore detention facilities for asylum seekers reached its first international audience this week in London, with one of the filmmakers highlighting the plight of his co-director who remains inside the camp.

Trump's migration demands throw Dreamer deal into doubt

Washington - President Donald Trump has cast serious doubt on the future of 690,000 US residents brought illegally to the country as children by presenting Congress with a list of hardline immigration demands as a quid-pro-quo for protecting the so-called "Dreamers...

Trump's migration demands throw Dreamer deal into doubt

Washington - President Donald Trump has cast serious doubt on the future of 690,000 US residents brought illegally to the country as children by presenting Congress with a list of hardline immigration demands as a quid-pro-quo for protecting the so-called "Dreamers...

Facing legal limbo, 'Dreamers' line up for last chance to renew status

Los Angeles - Melissa Garcia was just three years old when she crossed the US border from Mexico in her mother's arms. She remembers almost nothing of the perilous crossing that turned her into an undocumented migrant in a country that she now calls home.

Refugee found dead at Australia camp on PNG

Sydney - An asylum-seeker being held on one of Australia's remote Pacific island camps was found dead Monday, rights groups said, in a suspected suicide that has once again thrown Canberra's treatment of refugees into the spotlight.

Rights groups sue Trump administration over travel ban

Washington - Human rights organizations announced Friday they are suing the Trump administration over the latest version of the president's controversial travel ban, continuing a long-running legal battle over the restrictions.

US court grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

Chicago - A Singaporean teenager who became notorious for profanity-laced attacks on the city's revered late leader Lee Kuan Yew was granted asylum by a US immigration court, his attorney announced Tuesday.

Chelsea Manning barred from entering Canada

Montr - Chelsea Manning, a former American soldier jailed for leaking troves of classified information, said Monday that she was banned from entering Canada due to criminal convictions in the United States.

New US travel restrictions are still 'Muslim ban': rights groups

Washington - US rights groups on Monday pledged to keep fighting the new, open-ended version of President Donald Trump's controversial travel restrictions, insisting they remain a disguised Muslim ban.

New US travel ban 'psychological terrorism': Venezuela

Caracas - Venezuela accused the United States on Monday of "psychological terrorism" designed to bring down the government after it was included in a list of eight countries targeted by a travel ban."These types of lists....

Sudan vows to normalise ties with US as travel ban lifted

Khartoum - Sudan vowed Monday to step up efforts to normalise relations with the United States after Washington dropped the country from a list of countries facing a US travel ban.

North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

Washington - President Donald Trump issued a new open-ended travel ban on Sunday that saw North Korea, Venezuela and Chad among a list of eight countries cited for poor security and lack of cooperation with US authorities.

More countries could be listed for harsh US travel restrictions

Washington - More countries could be hit with tough travel restrictions to the United States after the ban on people from six mainly Muslim countries expires from Sunday, Trump administration officials hinted Friday.

Trump's travel ban could be expanded after Sunday

Washington - President Donald Trump's contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America's door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.

After migrant influx, voters ask: what makes a German?

Berlin - Germans vote in a general election on Sunday after a campaign which has seen parties spar over how closely refugees and immigrants should integrate into the national culture, sparking fierce discussions about what it means to be German.

First wave of refugees to US from Pacific camps imminent

Sydney - A first wave of refugees will leave remote Pacific detention camps and be resettled in the United States in coming weeks, Australian authorities said Wednesday, under a deal that has rankled President Donald Trump.

Republicans seethe as Trump flirts with Democrats on immigration

Washington - President Donald Trump on Thursday infuriated some of his staunchest supporters by appearing to back away from vows to curb illegal immigration and embracing a deal with opposition Democrats.

No deal on DACA after meeting with Democrats, Trump says

Washington - No deal has been finalized on measures that would protect young immigrants on the DACA program after a meeting with top congressional Democrats, President Donald Trump said Thursday.

Trump, Democrats agree on DACA, but no border wall for now

Washington - Top US congressional Democrats emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump Wednesday claiming progress on a deal that protects young immigrants and boosts border security, while not including a border wall.

US sued over border searches of phones and computers

Washington - US rights groups sued the government Wednesday over the increasing use of warrantless searches of cellphones and computers of travelers, including American citizens, arriving at US borders from abroad.

Vice tightens on Libya's people traffickers

Sabratah - In Sabrata, Libya's main departure point for clandestine migrants hoping to reach Europe, people trafficking gangs are under so much pressure that some have closed for business.

Four more US states sue Trump administration over amnesty program

Los Angeles - Four more US states announced Monday they are suing the Trump administration over its decision to rescind a program that deferred deportations of immigrants who arrived illegally as children.

US Supreme Court keeps tight refugee ban in place

Washington - The US Supreme Court kept the Trump administration's strict refugee ban in place Monday, at least temporarily dashing the hopes of some 24,000 already-approved immigrants.

Pope hopes Trump will reconsider 'Dreamers' order

Pope Francis said Monday he hopes US President Donald Trump will "reconsider" his decision to end an amnesty for hundreds of thousands of people brought illegally to the country as children.

US should give 'Dreamers' durable legal status: UN

Geneva - The UN rights chief raised concern Monday about Washington's decision to end an amnesty for hundreds of thousands of people brought illegally to the country as children, saying they should be granted "durable legal status".

US court deals blow to Trump travel ban

Los Angeles - A federal court in California dealt a new blow on Thursday to the Trump administration's travel ban, ruling that some refugees must be allowed into the country.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Grade 3's and 4's of the Russian immersion program at Twin Rivers Elementary School, Castlegar, B.C. singing Russian songs to commemorate the Oath of Allegiance Day for 55 new Canadians, Wed Oct 27, 2010