Shipwreck in coast of Libya leaves more than 200 dead immigrants

More than 200 migrants have disappeared in the shipwreck of two boats on the coast of Libya, according to nine survivors rescued by Italian coastguards, said this Wednesday several international organizations. “There are nine, safe and sound after four days at sea. The...

Republicans vote against immigration law proposed by Obama

Republican members of the House of Representatives voted against the immigration law of President Barack Obama, proposed in November, Fox News reported. With 218 votes in favor and 209 against, the Republicans managed to pass another amendment that slows the Obama plan, known as...

U.S.A: Republicans plan to block measure for immigrants

Republicans at the US House of Representatives plan to vote on a bill that blocks the deportation of millions of immigrants without legal authorization living in the country. This funding was part of the executive measures that President Barack Obama announced last November. The...

Obama seeks cooperation from Pena Nieto by immigration and relations with Cuba

Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto met this Tuesday at the White House in order to implement the cooperation between the two countries for the implementation of its new policies on immigration and Cuba. Obama requires the support of Pena Nieto, and his...

Mexico: Report reveals arrest of policemen involved in Tamaulipas slaughter

The Archive of the US Homeland Security released on Monday an official report of Mexico, which states that at least 17 policemen from that country, allegedly involved with Los Zetas cartel, were arrested by the slaughter of 72 migrants in August 2010 in Tamaulipas (northeast)....

Immigration measures announced by Obama are demanded by 17 states

17 states led by Texas filed a lawsuit yesterday against immigration enforcement actions announced by the US President Barack Obama, for which nearly five million of undocumented immigrants aretemporarily regulated. This was announced by the Procurator of Texas and...

Israel tightens laws against illegal immigrants

The Israeli government approved on Sunday a new draft law against illegal immigrants after the Supreme Court overturned a previous more repressive legislation, said the Ministry of Interior. The new text, to be submitted in Parliament for a vote, foresees that illegal immigrants...

Obama announces plan to avoid deportations of millions of immigrants

President Barack Obama announced yesterday a package of measures to grant legal status to nearly half of the 11 million unauthorized immigrants, being this the main adjustment to US immigration policy in nearly three decades. Obama described his actions as a sensible approach,...
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