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Frenchman Remy Gils receives Taiwan citizenship after 15 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French television host, who has lived in Taiwan for 15 years, received his Taiwan ID card on Friday (Oct. 15). The host of Taiwan Public Television’s Taiwanese-...

Dems, backers face uphill immigration path after Senate blow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions...

Poll shows Swiss voters on track to back same-sex marriage

GENEVA (AP) — A poll released Wednesday suggests Swiss voters are on track to vote yes in a “marriage for all” referendum, which supporters see as a key step for equal rights, but opponents fear could...

17 high-level professionals become naturalized citizens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 17 people have been granted Taiwanese citizenship after approval from the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) at a meeting on Wednesday (Aug. 25), the ministry annou...

Former 'Bridgegate' villain seeks political resurrection

RAMSEY, N.J. (AP) — Bridget Kelly wants to talk about “Bridgegate.” Not by choice, but because she understands that the traffic scandal that roiled New Jersey politics is something ...

Deported veteran returns to US to become American citizen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took nearly a decade and a federal lawsuit for U.S. Marine Corps veteran Hector Ocegueda to finally come home. Following a conviction for intoxicated driving, h...

Biden to host naturalization event, push path to citizenship

President Joe Biden will hold a naturalization ceremony Friday at the White House in which 21 immigrants will become citizens as the administration pushes for more pathways to citizenship. ...

Biden to host naturalization event, push path to citizenship

President Joe Biden will hold a naturalization ceremony Friday at the White House in which 21 immigrants will become citizens as the administration pushes for more pathways to citizenship. ...

UK: Windrush activists demand change in compensation program

LONDON (AP) — People whose lives were torn apart when the government improperly questioned their right to be in the U.K. are demanding that a program designed to compensate them be taken out of the ha...

American Samoa culture plays role in US citizenship ruling

HONOLULU (AP) — In a decision citing American Samoa cultural traditions, those born in the U.S. territory shouldn't have citizenship automatically forced on them, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday...

Groups to Canada: Prosecute alleged Guatemalan war criminal

MONTREAL (AP) — Two activist groups on Wednesday called for Canada's government to prosecute a man believed to be living in Canada who they say was involved in the massacre of more than 200 people in ...

Biden's first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he rounds out his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden’s focus on reining in the coronavirus during the early months of his administration seems to have paid off: He can ...

Bush criticizes GOP isolationism, anti-immigration rhetoric

WASHINGTON (AP) — George W. Bush says the Republican Party he served as president has become “isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist” and says he’s especially concerned about a...

US deports woman who lied about role in Rwandan genocide

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman who served a 10-year sentence in U.S. prison for lying about her role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide to obtain American citizenship and lost her bid for a new trial has been...

In video, Biden thanks new US citizens for 'choosing us'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is thanking naturalized Americans for “choosing us” in his official video message to the nation's newest citizens. In the brief remarks, Biden r...