Four Taiwanese halted from being deported to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwanese suspects were promptly halted from deporting to China by Indonesia police. On August 14, a group of four Taiwanese citizens suspected in an internat...

Thailand to send 25 Taiwanese suspects to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As earlier reports led to believe, Thailand on Sunday announced it was sending 25 Taiwanese phone fraud suspects to China, and not to Taiwan, as should have been the case....

Indonesia to deport 18 Taiwanese fraud suspects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesia is preparing to deport 18 Taiwanese citizens suspected of electronic fraud following the recent expulsion of six others, reports said Saturday. At present, th...

Vietnamese woman to face deportation for working as an intern

Taipei (CNA) A Vietnamese woman who received a resident visa for investing in Taiwan will be deported after she was found to be "working as an intern" at a dumpling store. Immigrat...

Thousands march for immigrant rights in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Thousands of people marched and rallied in downtown Dallas on Sunday to call for an overhaul of the nation's immigration system and end to what organizers said is an aggressive deportati...

Judge: Miami-Dade deportation policy is unconstitutional

MIAMI (AP) — A judge has declared unconstitutional a recently-adopted policy favored by President Donald Trump that allows Miami-Dade County jails to hold immigrants who face deportation. ...

Obama delaying on immigration despite Cantor loss

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own to the frustration of many of his supporters. He is kicking the issue to House Republicans i...

Official says immigration program up for review

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's new homeland security secretary is offering his first public hints at executive action the administration might take on immigration, suggesting changes to a...

US weighs curbing deportations

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senio...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:SKOREA-SHIP SINKINGJINDO, South Korea -- One by one, coast guard officers carry the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step i...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:MALAYSIA-PLANEKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Checks into the background of all the Chinese nationals on board the missing Malaysian jetliner have uncovered no links to terrorism, the Chinese ambassado...

Stopping deportations by any means necessary

DENVER (AP) -- Immigrant rights activists have a new message: Just stop the deportations.Many immigrants expected Congress by now would have passed a bill providing legal status to many of the 11 mill...

BC-AP Americas Digest

TOP STORIES:UNITED STATES-UKRAINEWASHINGTON -- The United States and its European allies step up their pressure on Russia to end its intervention in Ukraine by imposing the most comprehensive sanctio...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers around the world: Oct. 30 The Telegraph, London, on Iran: The suggestion by Ehud Barak, Israel's Defense Minister that Iran has pulled back from the brink...

Young activists wary of delayed deportation policy

President Barack Obama announced a policy shift in June that allows certain young people brought to the U.S. illegally to avoid deportation. But the response from leaders of the so-called DREAMers mov...