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  • The Latest: Indiana's governor says he'll support Trump

    Fri, 06 May 2016 03:25:55 GMT

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  • The Latest: Illinois' GOP governor won't endorse Trump

    Fri, 06 May 2016 02:06:33 GMT

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  • The Latest: Clinton warns Hispanic voters about Trump

    Fri, 06 May 2016 00:57:02 GMT

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  • Foreign investors in fizzled development are at wit's end

    Thu, 05 May 2016 20:50:18 GMT

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."

  • With Cruz out, social conservative leaders rethink Trump

    Thu, 05 May 2016 18:32:29 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — With their champion, Sen. Ted Cruz, now out of the presidential race, groups opposing abortion and same-sex marriage say they'll bide their time and warily assess Donald Trump before deciding whether to back him as the Republican nominee.

  • Foreign investors at wit's end after developments fizzled

    Thu, 05 May 2016 15:05:31 GMT

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."

  • Lawyer: Canadian to leave Nepal after work visa revoked

    Thu, 05 May 2016 10:48:00 GMT

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts, his lawyer said.

  • Foreign investors in fizzled development at wit's end

    Thu, 05 May 2016 04:53:49 GMT

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in northern Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars of investors' money in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."

  • Ecuadoreans in US seek immigration help after quake

    Thu, 05 May 2016 03:57:39 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadorean immigrants are asking the Obama administration to allow their fellow citizens in the United States illegally to stay here and work while the South American country recovers from a magnitude-7.8 earthquake.

  • Obama urges Asian-Americans to stand up to bigotry

    Thu, 05 May 2016 01:30:01 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to fight bigotry and to press Congress to update U.S. immigration policy.

  • Suit: Louisiana voter registration law is discriminatory

    Wed, 04 May 2016 21:12:31 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A century-old Louisiana law discriminates against foreign-born, naturalized U.S. citizens by arbitrarily subjecting them to "heightened" voter registration requirements that don't apply to native-born citizens, civil rights groups claim in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

  • The Latest: 16 Syrians detained in Albania

    Wed, 04 May 2016 19:04:53 GMT

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  • The Latest: Italy's PM: Austrian border measures propaganda

    Wed, 04 May 2016 14:03:20 GMT

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  • The Latest: UK will accept Syrian children from Europe

    Wed, 04 May 2016 13:50:55 GMT

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  • The Latest: 4 European nations reject EU asylum overhaul

    Wed, 04 May 2016 13:29:12 GMT

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  • The Latest: Turkey hails EU move on visas

    Wed, 04 May 2016 12:47:12 GMT

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  • Russia to boost troops levels along borders to counter NATO

    Wed, 04 May 2016 11:31:48 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it will form new military divisions to be stationed along the country's borders with Europe to counter a planned NATO buildup.

  • The Latest: EU moves to extend border controls

    Wed, 04 May 2016 11:22:13 GMT

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  • Immigrant family detention center granted child-care license

    Tue, 03 May 2016 22:07:24 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border has received a temporary residential child-care license, amid discussions over whether the federal government will keep using such facilities.

  • Russian man dies at San Diego immigration detention center

    Tue, 03 May 2016 20:37:35 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a Russian man has died at a San Diego immigration detention center. The cause of death is undetermined.

  • German PEGIDA leader fined over incitement on Facebook

    Tue, 03 May 2016 15:45:02 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined the anti-immigration group PEGIDA's best-known figure for inciting hatred against migrants on Facebook.