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Trump considers banning re-entry of citizens suspected to have COVID-19

11 Aug 2020

Trump considers banning re-entry of citizens suspected to have COVID-19

United States President Donald Trump is reportedly considering new immigration rules impacting US citizens and legal permanent residents (LPRs) in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

US: 6-year-old Indian girl dies of heat in Arizona desert

15 Jun 2019

US: 6-year-old Indian girl dies of heat in Arizona desert

A six-year-old immigrant girl from India was found dead in Arizona's southern deserts on Wednesday by the United States Border Patrol office.

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

13 Apr 2019

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

A group of around 350 Central American migrants "broke violently" into Mexico yesterday, the country's immigration authorities said, as a new caravan of around 2,500 people arrived from Guatemala.

Pentagon authorizes $1 billion to build part of Trump's border-wall

26 Mar 2019

Pentagon authorizes $1 billion to build part of Trump's border-wall

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said today that he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by US President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border.

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

19 Feb 2019

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.

Donald Trump attacks 'Saturday Night Live' for mocking him again

18 Feb 2019

Donald Trump attacks 'Saturday Night Live' for mocking him again

Donald Trump and the NBC show, Saturday Night Live, have shared a rocky relationship in recent times despite the President of America having himself hosted the late-night sketch twice.

Donald Trump's video taken down following R.E.M.'s complaint to Twitter

18 Feb 2019

Donald Trump's video taken down following R.E.M.'s complaint to Twitter

Donald Trump, the President of America, is a man who is hard to ignore and harder to shut up.

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

15 Feb 2019

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

On Thursday, the White House, in a press conference, announced that US President Donald Trump would sign a government funding bill to avert another government shutdown.

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

15 Feb 2019

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring a national emergency, which will empower him to fund the construction of a massive wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants from entering the country and curb drug smuggling.

Congressional lawmakers reach deal on US-Mexico border wall funding

12 Feb 2019

Congressional lawmakers reach deal on US-Mexico border wall funding

Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.

Bullied boy named 'Trump' caught napping during Donald Trump's speech

08 Feb 2019

Bullied boy named 'Trump' caught napping during Donald Trump's speech

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump had a special guest at his annual State of Union address- Joshua Trump.

State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

06 Feb 2019

State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.

Wall-war: Faux red bricks to be sent to Pelosi, Schumer

19 Jan 2019

Wall-war: Faux red bricks to be sent to Pelosi, Schumer

US President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has launched a unique fundraising initiative, asking its supporters to donate $20.20 to send faux red bricks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer until the Democrats agree to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border.

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

18 Jan 2019

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.

Canadians buy US employees hundreds of pizzas as shutdown continues

14 Jan 2019

Canadians buy US employees hundreds of pizzas as shutdown continues

In a show of industry-wide support, Canadian air traffic controllers, over the past few days, have bought hundreds of pizzas for their cash-strapped American counterparts who are languishing as a result of the ongoing US government shutdown.

US government shutdown enters day 22, becomes longest in history

12 Jan 2019

US government shutdown enters day 22, becomes longest in history

The partial US government shutdown that began towards the end of last year has entered its 22nd day, making it the longest-ever US government shutdown in history.

Trump pushes for steel-barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown

07 Jan 2019

Trump pushes for steel-barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown

US President Donald Trump has offered to erect a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall along the southern border with Mexico to iron out differences with Democrats over the issue, which has led to a partial government shutdown for a fortnight now.

#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency

30 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency

US President Donald Trump has ridden on waves of approval and disapproval since he came into power in 2016.

US government shutdown to drag on to 2019

28 Dec 2018

US government shutdown to drag on to 2019

It has been over six days since the US government partially shut down, and there seems to be no solution in sight.

US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

26 Dec 2018

US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

An eight-year-old Guatemalan child detained by US Customs and Border Protection died on Tuesday, marking the second death of an migrant child in government custody at the US-Mexico border this month.

On GoFundMe, Trump's supporters raise whopping $14mn for border wall

22 Dec 2018

On GoFundMe, Trump's supporters raise whopping $14mn for border wall

United States President Donald Trump wants $5bn for the US-Mexico border wall, which was a key promise of his campaign.

China wants to make a deal very badly, claims Trump

22 Nov 2018

China wants to make a deal very badly, claims Trump

China "very badly" wants to have a trade deal with the United States, President Donald Trump has said ahead of a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Argentina on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit.

Trump to end birthright citizenship of babies of non-citizens, immigrants

31 Oct 2018

Trump to end birthright citizenship of babies of non-citizens, immigrants

US President Donald Trump is intensifying his immigration rhetoric heading into the midterm elections, declaring he wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the US.

Trump warns Central-American nations of aid-suspension over entering US illegally

17 Oct 2018

Trump warns Central-American nations of aid-suspension over entering US illegally

Anyone entering the US illegally would be arrested, detained, and then deported, President Donald Trump warned as he threatened three Central American nations to halt a migrant caravan from heading to the US or lose millions of dollars in foreign aid.

Rupee sinks to new low of 70.52 against US Dollar

29 Aug 2018

Rupee sinks to new low of 70.52 against US Dollar

The Rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 70.52 by plunging 42 paise against the US Dollar on strong month-end demand for the American currency amid foreign fund outflows.

US: Over 100 illegal immigrants, including Indians, detained by border-officials

14 Aug 2018

US: Over 100 illegal immigrants, including Indians, detained by border-officials

Over 100 people, including some Indians, have been detained by the US Border Patrol and Immigration officials in separate enforcement actions for illegally entering and living in the United States.

There are 'consequences' when people cross US border illegally: Trump

30 Jul 2018

There are 'consequences' when people cross US border illegally: Trump

US President Donald Trump said there are "consequences when people cross our border illegally" and claims many who do so are "using children for their own sinister-purposes."

US states sue Trump administration, Congress remains divided

27 Jun 2018

US states sue Trump administration, Congress remains divided

Over a dozen US states have sued the Trump administration over its decision to implement a policy that separates children of undocumented migrants from their families.

'I'm all alone': Heart-wrenching cries of children intensify anti-Trump protest

19 Jun 2018

'I'm all alone': Heart-wrenching cries of children intensify anti-Trump protest

Amid the ongoing controversy on the US' child-separation policy, heart-wrenching audio has surfaced from a Customs and Border Protection facility.

At least 2,000 children separated from families at US-Mexico border

16 Jun 2018

At least 2,000 children separated from families at US-Mexico border

At least 2,000 children have been separated from their families or guardians who illegally crossed the US-Mexico border, since a policy allowing the same came into effect.

'Some people are animals': Donald Trump on illegal migrants

17 May 2018

'Some people are animals': Donald Trump on illegal migrants

US President Donald Trump today lashed out at illegal migrants during California Sanctuary State Roundtable at White House and branded them as "animals". He also vowed to strengthen the country's "weak" immigration law.

US government in shutdown after funding bill fails to pass

20 Jan 2018

US government in shutdown after funding bill fails to pass

The US has once again shut down as the Senate failed to pass a crucial bill to keep the government running.

Views on wall between US, "dangerous" Mexico never changed: Trump

19 Jan 2018

Views on wall between US, "dangerous" Mexico never changed: Trump

After White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly, stated President Trump's stance on the US-Mexico wall was evolving, the latter denied changing his views on the same.

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

18 Jan 2018

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

President Donald Trump keeps his word. He promised a US-Mexico border wall, he's apparently building it. He promised "immigration reform", he's doing it.

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

09 Jan 2018

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

The Trump administration has asked at least 200,000 people from El Salvador in the US to pack their bags by September 9, 2019.

Donald Trump: No border wall means no Dreamers immigration program

30 Dec 2017

Donald Trump: No border wall means no Dreamers immigration program

US President Donald Trump has made the future of the Dreamers program conditional on the funding for the US-Mexico border wall.

NAFTA: Trump open to new US-Canada trade deal excluding Mexico

12 Oct 2017

NAFTA: Trump open to new US-Canada trade deal excluding Mexico

US President Donald Trump has envisaged a US-Canada trade pact that excludes Mexico, should negotiations to reform the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the three countries fail.

Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

09 Oct 2017

Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

The White House has listed several measures which US President Donald Trump insists should be part of any legislation for the recently deferred Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.

US: New bill backs funding for Trump's border-wall

06 Oct 2017

US: New bill backs funding for Trump's border-wall

Looks like Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall is inching closer to reality, even as Congressional funding remains a question mark.

US-Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins

28 Sep 2017

US-Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins

Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, it may go up (for real) soon.