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  • Google: Products, actions not politically biased

    Emails between Google employees appear to show them discussing ways to alter the company's search engine algorithm after the U.S. administration's travel ban. Google said none of the suggestions was ever implemented, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • PHOENIX— Arizona officials have moved to revoke the licenses for a nonprofit that houses immigrant children after it missed a deadline to show that all its employees passed background checks. Texas- based Southwest Key demonstrated an "astonishingly flippant attitude" toward the state's concerns about delayed background checks for workers at its eight...

  • LONDON, Sept 18- Britain should not give preferential treatment to European Union workers in its post-Brexit immigration system but should prioritize the higher-skilled, a report commissioned by the British government said on Tuesday. Below is a summary of the other main recommendations of the Migration Advisory Committee, an independent body:.

  • LONDON— Citizens of European Union countries should not have easier access to the U.K. after Brexit than people from other parts of the world, a government-commissioned report recommended Tuesday. EU citizens now can live and work in the U.K. under the bloc's free-movement rules, but that will end after Britain leaves the EU in March. Chairman Alan Manning said if...

  • President Donald Trump disparages the New York Times as he speaks following a meeting with sheriffs from across the country at the White House in Washington, September 5, 2018.

    The Trump administration's announcement comes despite calls from global humanitarian groups that this year's cap of 45,000 was too low.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The number of foreign-born people in the United States grew last year to its highest share in over a century, according to Census Bureau data published on Thursday. But so far, said Randy Capps, a demographer at the Migration Policy Institute, the government hasn't restricted legal immigration much and America's strong job market likely...

  • A person holds an American flag as they participate in a ceremony to become an American citizen during a U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services naturalization ceremony at the Miami Field Office on August 17, 2018 in Miami, Florida. 

    A new immigration policy kicked in this week that allows immigration officers to outright deny any visa or green card application that is missing evidence or contains an error, ProPublica reports. 

  • A senior German official is describing the Sweden's election, in which the governing party lost ground and a far-right party made gains, as a "turning point" for Sweden and Europe. But he noted that Sweden has seen an emotional discussion about migration and said that "the gap between facts and perceived reality is getting ever bigger." Roth said "this election...

  • STOCKHOLM— Voters handed Sweden's ruling party its worst-ever election result Sunday and delivered a parallel lift to a far-right party with white supremacist roots, leaving the ideological outline of the Scandinavian country's next government uncertain. The potential for an immigration backlash to result in a big boost for the far-right Sweden...

  • STOCKHOLM— The Latest on Sweden's general election:. Preliminary results from Sunday's election had Lofven's party receiving 28.1 percent of the vote, which was estimated to translate into a loss of 13 seats in Sweden's 175- seat parliament, the Riksdagen. Responding to the increase in support that could give the far-right Sweden Democrats 14 more seats,...

  • STOCKHOLM— Voters in Sweden made their views on immigration known Sunday in a general election that could strengthen a party with roots in the white supremacist movement if enough ballots were cast to protest an influx of newcomers to the historically heterogeneous nation. The potentially promising prospects of the far-right Sweden Democrats had many...

  • Harvard Business School

    Martha Bonilla is not your typical middle-class worker. And it's not just that she was born in a backwater of El Salvador and crossed Mexico hidden in the back of a truck to make her way illegally into the United States at age 20.

  • In an interview with "Fox & Friends" that aired Friday, Trump says he would shut down the government over border security but he doesn't want to hurt the Republican Party's chances in the 2018 midterm elections.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces his retirement during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 11, 2018.

    Ryan could face questions about the New York Times op-ed, as well as efforts in Congress to avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of the month.

  • A woman walks next to election posters of the leader of the Social Democrats and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven, Swedish Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson (L) and Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom on September 1, 2018 in Stockholm.

    Sweden's far-right anti-European Union party is poised to make big gains in the country's general election on Sunday, capitalizing on voter discontent over issues such as immigration, crime and health care.

  • President Donald Trump

    The White House is considering a partial shutdown if spending legislation does not include funding for President Donald Trump's border wall, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • BERLIN/ CAIRO, Aug 29- European Union Commissioner Guenther Oettinger warned Italy on Wednesday that it would face interest payments if it does not pay its budget contributions on time due to a row over migrant policy. Then on Monday, after only Ireland and Albania offered to help with the migrants, Di Maio said Italy would veto the EU's seven-year budget plan if...

  • Shilpa Sachdev and her husband at a demonstration to support work authorization for H4 visa holders. 

    The Trump administration is looking to rescind a rule allowing H-4 visa holders to work in the U.S. Prominent U.S. executives say it will force highly skilled immigrants to move to countries with more friendly immigration policies.

  • Riot policemen stand guard as the right-wing supporters protest after a German man was stabbed last weekend in Chemnitz, Germany, August 27, 2018.

    Far-right demonstrators clashed with leftist protesters in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Monday after an Iraqi and a Syrian were arrested over a fatal stabbing that had triggered violent demonstrations.

  • Tech companies, H4 Visa holders bracing for DHS policy changes

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports that about 100,000 H4 Visa holders working in the U.S., many of whom are at tech firms, worry the DHS may rescind a rule allowing them to work.