Washington House Aims to Close Northwest Immigration Jail

By GENE JOHNSON, SEATTLE (AP):- The Washington House of Representatives voted Tuesday to ban for-profit, private detention facilities in the state, in a move aimed at shutting down the Northwest immigration detention center in Tacoma.[ ... ]

Canadian Parliament Approves Motion Labeling China’s Abuses Against Uyghurs in Xinjiang As ‘Genocide’

Chinese officials have said the camps set up for Uyghurs are centers for “vocational training,” but reporting by various free world media shows that detainees are mostly held against their will in cramped and unsanitary conditions, where they are forced to endure inhumane treatment and political indoctrination. Dolkun Isa, president of the Munich-based World Uyghur Congress (WUC) exile group, welcomed the Canadian step saying that it is of “historical” significance. “This giant step taken by the Canadian Parliament should encourage parliaments in other democratic countries and the U.N. to formally recognize the Uyghur genocide,” he said.

By N24 Correspondent, NEW YOROK:- Canada’s House of Commons has passed a motion designating rights abuses in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) as genocide, making it the second nation to do so following[ ... ]

Biden administration scraps Trump’s US citizenship test system, New Immigration Bill Introduced in Congress

The examination system of 2008 was re-established after many years of extensive study and after consultation with more than 150 institutions. From December 1 to March 1, applicants will be given the option to choose one of the two examination systems.

N24 Correspondent, WASHINGTON:- The Biden administration has scrapped a new test system and questions for US citizenship introduced by the Trump administration last December. The Biden administration has ejected a new test system for US[ ... ]

EU Commissioner Tells Bosnia to Manage Migration Better

LIPA, BOSNIA (REUTERS):- The European Union’s migration commissioner Ylve Johansson urged Bosnia on Thursday to

Some Dinosaur Migration Was Delayed by Climate, Study Shows

Plant-eating dinosaurs probably arrived in the Northern Hemisphere millions of years after their meat-eating cousins,


    (Activists and citizens with temporary protected status (TPS) march along 16th Street toward the White House in a call for Congress and the Biden administration to pass immigration reform legislation on February 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS-AFP)

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    (Domestic tourists paragliding in the sky of Pokhara. Pokhara, 23 February 2021. Photo: Radhika Kandel, RSS)

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    (Thida Hnin cries during the funeral of her husband Thet Naing Win at Kyarnikan cemetery in Mandalay, Myanmar, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Thet Naing Win was shot and killed by Myanmar security forces during an anti-coup protest on Saturday, Feb. 20. AP Photo)

  • Lebanon Protest

    (An army soldier scuffles with an anti-government protester outside a military court in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Riot police briefly clashed Monday in Beirut with hundreds of protesters demanding the release of anti-government activists detained following riots in northern Lebanon late last month. AP Photo: Hassan Ammar)


    (Protesters of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) tussle with police over a life-size human cutout resembling Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli during a demonstration against the dissolution of the country's parliament in Kathmandu on February 22, 2021. Photo: Prakash MATHEMA-AFP)

Canada-US Asylum Pact in Doubt After Ottawa Court Ruling

By Craig McCulloch, VANCOUVER:- The clock is ticking for Canada’s withdrawal from an agreement with the United States on cross-border asylum-seekers. A recent Canadian court


After four years of brutish immigration restrictions, advocates are breathing a sigh of relief and seeing a clear opening to push through ambitious reforms under

A Guatemalan Village Tells The Story of Immigration To The U.S.

The population of the province of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, is majority Maya. It’s a remote region near the border with Mexico, about a seven-hour drive from