Governments around the world seeking to strengthen their defenses against terrorism are threatening to revoke the citizenship of those joining the Islamic State or other militant groups training in the Middle East for global jihad.
The Dominican Republic has resumed the detention of people, mostly of Haitian descent, deemed to be illegal migrants after the expiration of a deadline for undocumented foreigners to apply for temporary residence.
By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. — An 11-year-old boy — one of hundreds who have been shuttled to an immigration detention facility in the middle of the New Mexican desert — was released this week after it was discovered that he is a U.S. citizen, according to the child’s attorney. The boy […]
By Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — An Egyptian teenager accused of illegally protesting his country’s government has defected to the United States after attending an international science fair for high school students in Los Angeles. Abdullah Assem, 17, decided not to board a Cairo-bound plane Sunday for fear he would be arrested upon […]
By Joe Marusak, The Charlotte Observer STATESVILLE, N.C. — Two undocumented immigrants living in Statesville received a birth certificate for their newborn daughter on Monday, nearly two weeks after the couple was denied one for what the office called a lack of valid documentation. Rolando Acosta and Virginia Lopez Garcia were originally denied a birth certificate […]
WASHINGTON — The botched rollout of the health care law has called forth some good news: Republicans are so confident they can ride anti-Obamacare sentiment to electoral victory that they’re growing ever-more impatient with the Tea Party’s fanaticism. Immigration reform may be the result. The GOP is looking like a person emerging from a long […]