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Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

Published 17/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund’s board of trustees voted on Friday to phase out investments in companies that run private prisons [more…]

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

Published 04/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young [more…]

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Published 30/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats do not fund his [more…]

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK (LPC) - The U.S. leveraged loan market appeared to shrug off protests at the center of a national immigration debate that saw illegal [more…]

Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Published 23/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German soccer player Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit the national team due to “racism and disrespect” he faced over his Turkish roots [more…]

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy [more…]

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant…

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant…

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s request to allow long-term detention of illegal immigrant children, a legal setback for [more…]

As courts rule, Trump says migrants should not come to U.S. illegally

As courts rule, Trump says migrants should not come to U.S. illegally

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed back against court rulings against his administration’s migrant detention policies, saying immigrants should not come [more…]

UK cabinet discussed Brexit policy document, plans no-deal exit: PM…

UK cabinet discussed Brexit policy document, plans no-deal exit: PM…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s cabinet discussed the so-called white paper Brexit policy document and stepping up preparations for a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Theresa May’s [more…]

U.S. to reunite only half of young migrant children by Tuesday…

U.S. to reunite only half of young migrant children by Tuesday…

Published 09/07/2018

SAN DIEGO/WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The U.S. government is struggling to reunite immigrant families it separated at the border with Mexico and only about half [more…]