Asylum / Immigration / Refugees

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border

Published 11/05/2019

MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to [more…]

Less to lose: Germany’s poorer East embraces tech revolution

Less to lose: Germany’s poorer East embraces tech revolution

Published 05/05/2019

JENA, Germany (Reuters) - From the 12th floor of Jenoptik’s headquarters, chief executive Stefan Traeger points to his laser factory and the university that provides [more…]

Exclusive: Trump administration proposal would make it easier to…

Published 03/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering reversing long-standing policy to make it easier to deport U.S. legal permanent residents who have used public [more…]

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Published 22/04/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after [more…]

FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

Published 22/04/2019

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants [more…]

Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded…

Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded…

Published 15/04/2019

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Arturo Balbino, a Texas construction worker, walked into his visa interview at the American consulate in the northern Mexican border [more…]

New NAFTA deal ‘in trouble’, bruised by elections, tariff rows

New NAFTA deal ‘in trouble’, bruised by elections, tariff rows

Published 07/04/2019

MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA (Reuters) - More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion [more…]

Brexit in numbers: How did parliament vote on Monday?

Brexit in numbers: How did parliament vote on Monday?

Published 25/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers on Monday used a vote on the government’s next steps on Brexit to wrest control of the process so that [more…]

Britain calls for ‘realism’ on Brexit after parliament grabs control

Britain calls for ‘realism’ on Brexit after parliament grabs control

Published 25/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government on Monday called for realism after parliament grabbed control of Brexit. “It is disappointing to see this amendment pass,” [more…]

May indicated she could resign as price for passing Brexit deal -…

Published 25/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May indicated to some Brexit-supporting lawmakers on Sunday that she would consider resigning in exchange for parliament backing [more…]