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New migrant rules could shutter some Maryland crab houses

Jun. 18, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Many Maryland crab houses expect to stay idle this summer after U.S. immigration officials approved additional migrant worker visas this month for only one picking house. The Baltimore Sun reports the H-2B visas for seasonal workers were awarded by lottery for the first time this year due...

Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

Jun. 18, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine justice secretary on Monday revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who had irked the president by joining political rallies, but said she still faces possible deportation. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the Bureau of Immigration's...

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

Jun. 15, 2018 12:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including advance funds for President Donald Trump's wall with Mexico — and a provision aimed at...

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

Jun. 14, 2018 8:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including advance funds for President Donald Trump's wall with Mexico — and a provision aimed at...

The Latest: House immigration bill includes 'Dreamer' visas

Jun. 14, 2018 5:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration legislation (all times local): 5:15 p.m. House Republicans are reviewing a discussion draft of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a visa system for young "Dreamers" and other immigrants and $25 billion for President Donald Trump's promised...

House GOP draft immigration bill includes visas for 'Dreamers' and other immigrants, $25 billion for border wall

Jun. 14, 2018 4:50 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP draft immigration bill includes visas for 'Dreamers' and other immigrants, $25 billion for border wall.

UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

Jun. 14, 2018 8:52 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain said Thursday it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staffing shortfalls in the country's National Health Service. Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said the government would remove non-European Union doctors and nurses from a...

House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

Jun. 14, 2018 1:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders are trying to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years, the outcome of a truce between the party's conservative and moderate factions. The measure is a work in progress, though leaders hope to unveil it soon. So far, it's...

GOP leaders sell immigration bills, with Trump's blessing

Jun. 13, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders began the problematic task of finding support for an immigration compromise Wednesday, telling lawmakers that President Donald Trump was backing the still-evolving bill. But cracks within the party were on full display and it seemed that pushing the measure through the...

Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer's help

Jun. 11, 2018 1:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and drug giant Novartis got nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen for help with business, but a Florida immigration firm that tapped him appears to have gotten nearly everything it wanted. When Nicholas Mastroianni II hooked up...