Gulf Times - immigration
Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Honduras over immigrant caravan

US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if it does not stop a caravan of people that is heading to the United States, in his latest effort to show his administration's tough stance on immigration.

India adds Qatar to list of countries eligible for e-visa

India adds Qatar to list of countries eligible for e-visa

The approval for the visa, called the Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), is sent to the applicant by email.

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Brazil will send troops to its border with Venezuela on Monday after residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima drove out Venezuelan immigrants from their improvised camps, amid growing regional tensions.

Trump threatens US govt shutdown over immigration

Trump threatens US govt shutdown over immigration

The Republican president has used the threat of a government shutdown several times since taking office in 2017.

Trump administration says longstanding court decree allows detaining migrant families

Trump administration says longstanding court decree allows detaining migrant families

The White House intends to detain migrant families together but might therefore hold children longer than previously allowed, according to new court documents filed by the US Justice Department.

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.

New York receives separated children, prepares to sue government

New York receives separated children, prepares to sue government

At least 70 immigrant children separated from their parents on the southern US border were transferred to shelters in New York as the state prepares to sue the government over the practice, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.

Merkel's government frays as migrant row festers in Germany

Merkel's government frays as migrant row festers in Germany

Angela Merkel's conservative alliance may splinter in a row over immigration, an ally of the German chancellor said on Friday, as the third party in her fragile government suggested its patience was wearing thin.

Kim impersonator detained for questioning in Singapore

Kim impersonator detained for questioning in Singapore

As Singapore prepares for the arrival of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, another Kim has received a less-than-warm welcome from Singaporean authorities.

Police clear Paris camp as migrant debate flares in France

Police clear Paris camp as migrant debate flares in France

Security forces cleared more than 1,000 people from a sprawling migrant camp in the French capital on Wednesday, the latest in a series of episodes that have thrust the issue of illegal immigration back into the spotlight.

British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal

British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal

Britain's interior minister resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents ...

Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows ...