UK universities terminate granted scholarships to Afghan students

Middle East 08/16/21, 05:15

The academic future of Afghan students in the U.K. is uncertain. Their scholarships are currently terminated because the Foreign Office can no longer administer their visas due to the crisis in the country. According to the Guardian, the Foreign Office informed of the postponement this month via a letter from the ...

Death of teenage migrant shows urgency of border crisis

U.S. 05/23/19, 10:41

The death of a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody is prompting lawmakers and law enforcers to explain how something like this could happen, and how the system is at a breaking point. The head of the National Border Patrol Council, Brandon Judd, spoke to ...

Detained illegal immigrants moved to other US sectors from overcrowding

U.S. 05/20/19, 09:56

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said that due to unprecedented overcrowding they have begun transporting hundreds of families by bus and aircraft from the crowded facilities to the less-crowded stations along the southwest border. CBP’s acting Commissioner John P. Sanders released a statement saying that the U.S. Border Patrol ...

Heightened emergency at the border intensifies

U.S. 05/03/19, 09:52

The White House is seeking $4.5 billion in emergency border funding as the crisis at the border has reached a critical stage. Most of the money would go to aid Central American migrant families seeking asylum from poverty and violence in their home countries. These emergency funds would not go towards ...

Pentagon on US-Mexico mission: ‘How long will we be there?’

Politics 05/02/19, 18:33

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told Congress that the military needs to return to its traditional missions, and asked how much longer they will need to support The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during a House Appropriations subcommittee on budget hearing in Washington on May 1. In a testimony to the ...

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