A flag is waved outside the White House, in Washington.
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AP News
January 22, 2020 - 7:33 pm
The Trump administration is coming out Thursday with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S. passport. Read more here.
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Local residents with visas walk across the Puerta Mexico international bridge to enter the U.S., in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico.
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 8:46 am
A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday said a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
November 03, 2019 - 1:00 pm
A judge in Oregon granted a temporary restraining order Saturday against a policy that would have denied immigrants a visa unless they can prove they will have health insurance.
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The Trump administration released a regulation that could damatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
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August 12, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Paired with last week'...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more...
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Visa Application
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June 01, 2019 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It's a vast expansion of the Trump administration's enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors. In a move...
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Travel Visa
March 09, 2019 - 10:29 am
By Lauren M. Johnson and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- US citizens traveling to Europe without a visa will be a thing of the past come 2021. The European Union announced on Friday that American travelers will need a new type of visa -- a European Travel Information and Authorization System or...
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In this Feb. 2, 2016, file photo, Naila Amin, 26, looks out from a classroom window at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y.
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January 11, 2019 - 10:20 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for...
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Shaima Swileh, center, stands with her husband Ali Hassan, second from left, after Swileh arrived at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018.
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December 20, 2018 - 1:54 pm
By Julie Watson and Paul Elias, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After battling U.S. immigration authorities for more than a year for the right to enter the country and flying halfway around the world, a Yemeni mother finally got to hold her dying 2-year-old son. A photograph released late...
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Credit Cards
Lynne Adkins
April 02, 2018 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It will soon take less time to use your credit and debit cards. Beginning April 14, users will no longer be required to sign receipts when using Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover credit and debit cards. Matt Schulz, Senior Industry Analyst for Credit...
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