Questions and answers about Trump's new immigration ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum. His e...

US immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking extraordinary presidential national security powers to tighten the bo...

9 more foreigners granted Taiwanese citizenship without surrendering original nationality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nine additional foreign professionals have just officially received Taiwanese citizenship, without having to surrender their original nationality, announced the Ministry of Int...

Canadian awarded Taiwan’s Friendship Medal of Diplomacy for 54 years of service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pierre Loisel, a Canadian national who has lived in Taiwan for over 50 years was awarded Taiwan's Friendship Medal of Diplomacy on August 6, for his contributions to T...

ICRT host Jeffrey Mindich among 18 foreigners to receive Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a new policy that went into effect last year, American ICRT broadcaster Jeffrey Mindich (閔傑輝) is among 18 foreign professionals who have just officially received Tai...

APNewsBreak: Expelled Venezuela diplomat stays in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Venezuelan diplomat expelled by the Trump administration last week in retaliation for President Nicolas Maduro's kicking out of the top American diplomat in Caracas has rema...

9 more foreign professionals approved for Taiwanese citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a new policy that went into effect last year, nine foreign professionals yesterday (April 17) were granted special permission to become naturalized as Taiwanese citi...

Turkish TV show host Rifat receives Taiwan ID card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Popular Turkish comedian and TV host Ugur Rifat Karlova (吳鳳), completed the process of becoming a Taiwanese citizen by receiving his Taiwan National ID card and naturalization ...

Taiwan Nat. Development Council mulls new immigration law to attract foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The government is considering the creation of a dedicated immigration law to tackle Taiwan’s manpower shortage, according to the National Development Council Dec. 28. ...

Government seeks change to order lifting Trump refugee ban

SEATTLE (AP) — Lawyers with the Department of Justice have asked a federal judge to change his order that partially lifted a Trump administration refugee ban. Just before Christmas, ...

Judge's partial lifting of Trump ban gives refugees hope

SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to the plight of others who strive to leave dangerous situations, a fed...

Appeals court: Trump exceeded authority with travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has ruled that President Donald Trump once again exceeded the scope of his authority with his latest travel ban, but the judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Co...

Judge considers lifting ban on entry of refugee families

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge said he would decide before Christmas whether to stop a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after hearing arguments Thursday that the ban is separating families...

British football star achieves Taiwan dual citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British professional soccer player, Tim Chow (周定洋), has obtained Taiwanese citizenship, while being given the extremely rare privilege of not having to renounce his UK pas...

Travel ban lawsuits filed by legal center, Muslim advocates

BALTIMORE (AP) — A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration's new travel restrictions for citizens...