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Mexican president urges U.S. to share burden of immigration issue

San Salvador, Mexico | Xinhua | Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday said the United States should share the burden of tackling mass immigration from Central America. During his visit to El Salvador, Lopez Obrador stressed that the immigration crisis needed a joint solution. Lopez Obrador and his …

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Nsenene trader arrested upon arrival at Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security officers have today arrested Paul Mubiru, the passenger who sold grasshoppers, locally known as nsenene, aboard Uganda Airlines flight 446 on Friday. According to three passengers who traveled with Mubiru aboard Uganda Airlines flight 445 from Dubai, the trader was arrested by immigration officers …

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Number of people seeking passports increases by 50% ahead of christmas

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The number of people seeking passports to travel abroad for Christmas and New Year’s festivities has more than doubled, the Internal Affairs Ministry has revealed.  Jacob Siminyu, the Internal Affairs ministry spokesperson, says many people have been visiting the immigration department to process passports since …

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Issuance of passports, work permits resumes at immigration offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The directorate of immigration has resumed the issuance of work permits and passports after a four months break occasioned by an outbreak of coronavirus disease. State Minister for Internal Affairs Mario Obiga Kania says that 30 percent of the operations that resumed today will …

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Trump celebrates border wall milestone during Arizona visit

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump celebrated the completion of 200 miles (around 320 km) of border wall along the border with Mexico during his visit to the southwestern state of Arizona on Tuesday. The president flew to Yuma, a city in southwest Arizona, on Air Force One …

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Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Supreme Court dealt President Donald Trump’s efforts to choke off immigration a fresh blow Thursday when it rejected his cancellation of the DACA program protecting 700,000 “Dreamers,” undocumented migrants brought to the United States as children. The high court said Trump’s 2017 move to cancel his predecessor …

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