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US Starts Deportation Reprieve for Young Illegal Immigrants

Posted August 14th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States is starting this week to take applications from young illegal immigrants who want to stay in the country for the next two years, to work and go to school without the threat of deportation. President Barack Obama eased the country’s immigration laws two months ago. Beginning Wednesday, 800,000 or more young people […]

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Truck Crash Kills 13 in South Texas

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Texas say at least 13 people are dead and 12 others injured after a crowded pickup truck slammed into a tree along a rural highway. Authorities investigating Sunday’s crash near Berclair, about 130 kilometers south of San Antonio, said they believe most of the victims were illegal immigrants. Border Patrol officials are assisting […]

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Truck Crash Kills 11 in South Texas

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Texas say 11 people are dead and 12 others injured after a crowded pickup truck slammed into a tree along a rural highway. Authorities investigating Sunday’s crash near Berclair, about 130 kilometers south of San Antonio, said they did not yet know if the victims were illegal immigrants, but that it is “possible.” […]

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Austrian Police Detain Dozens of Illegal Immigrants

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Austria have detained more than 50 illegal immigrants in two separate operations. During a routine border check, police stopped a small cargo van stuffed with 18 people, including an infant, as the vehicle attempted to cross into Austria from Hungary. The police arrested the Hungarian driver after finding Kurdish refugees from Turkey and […]

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Malaysia to Launch Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants on July 1

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian officials say they are set to go ahead on July 1 with an amnesty program aimed at an estimated 2 million illegal immigrants in the country. Deputy Home Minister Lee Chee Leong announced the starting date Thursday, saying the government will impose a temporary freeze on the recruitment of new foreign workers at that […]

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