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December 18, 2018 10:49 AM Don't blame migrants for everything, Pope tells politicians

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Tuesday condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust in society by pursuing dishonest gain and xenophobic and racist policies. The 82-year-old pope, who has made defense of migrants a plank of his papacy, made the comments in his message for the Catholic 120

December 18, 2018 2:04 AM US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives say his mother wants to see him one last time before they take him off life-support. His father 129

December 16, 2018 3:01 PM Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal, the signing of which brought down Belgium’s government last week. Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organized by Flemish right wing parties 126

December 9, 2018 2:45 AM Australia wants soccer player out of detention in Bangkok

CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee soccer player to be immediately released from detention in Thailand. Hakeem al-Araibi was detained in Bangkok in November on an Interpol warrant issued at the request of Bahrain. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Sunday she has raised the matter with her Thai counterpart 112

December 6, 2018 2:40 AM Honduran woman in migrant caravan gives birth in US

SAN DIEGO – A Honduran woman affiliated with a caravan of Central American migrants has given birth on U.S. soil shortly after entering the country illegally. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that agents arrested the woman Nov. 26 after she entered the country illegally near Imperial Beach, California, across the border from Tijuana, Mexico 104

December 2, 2018 3:07 PM Spain's Andalusia region votes in key test for PM Sanchez

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Voters went to the polls in Spain’s Andalusia region on Sunday in a first electoral test for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office last summer. The election in Spain’s most populous region, a stronghold for Sanchez’s ruling Socialists for decades, is taking 118

November 20, 2018 10:45 PM NJ to allocate $2.1M in aid for illegal immigrants facing deportation, governor says

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State would set aside more than $2 million to provide legal aid for low-income immigrants facing deportation. The first-year Democrat announced the allocation in the current fiscal year's budget hours before a federal judge barred the Trump administration from enforcing a recently enacted rule denying 207

November 20, 2018 3:51 AM 400 years after Pilgrim landing, natives finally being heard

PLYMOUTH, Mass. – The seaside town where the Pilgrims came ashore in 1620 is making sure Native Americans aren't an afterthought in its 400th anniversary commemoration. Plymouth, Massachusetts, marks its quadricentennial in 2020 — and organizers are taking care to honor the native people whose ancestors wound up losing their land and their lives 76

November 19, 2018 12:03 PM U.S. judge to weigh temporary halt to Trump's asylum order

Civil rights groups will urge a U.S. judge on Monday to temporarily halt an order by President Donald Trump that bars asylum for migrants who illegally cross the border with Mexico. The groups argued in court papers that Trump’s Nov. 9 order violated administrative and immigration law. The hearing before U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco 169

November 16, 2018 5:28 AM Billy Idol becomes US citizen, holds flag as he takes oath

Billy Idol became a U.S. citizen on Wednesday in Los Angeles, holding the American flag as he took the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted out a collage of images of the 62-year-old rock star in the ceremony. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony,” the USCIS wrote in a punny tweet. “Congratulations 157