Cyprus toughens vetting for investment-for-passport scheme

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' finance minister says the government has toughened up vetting procedures for applicants hoping to be granted a Cypriot passport under the country's investors' naturaliza...

Taiwan's Cabinet mulls relaxing investment immigration rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Cabinet unveiled a proposal for a New Economic Migrant Act on Tuesday and is mulling relaxation of the rules on a visa scheme targeted at rich foreign investor...

Deported Army veteran wins fight for US citizenship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A deported U.S. Army veteran is getting U.S. citizenship after California Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned him for a criminal offense and he sued to regain permission to live in the United S...

Taiwan News interview with Turkish TV show host Rifat (吳鳳)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan News on March 23 interviewed Ugur Rifat Karlova, better known as Wu Feng (吳鳳), a Turkish TV show host about his life in Taiwan and the process for applying for Taiw...

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 naturaliza...

Kansas voting rights trial has national implications

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A conservative Republican who has supported President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegal votes cost Trump the popular vote in 2016 will have to prove Ka...

Is South Korea now a hockey nation? Challenge is next step

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Korean women's hockey team, thrown together in a historic combination of players from both North and South, will forever be a milestone that had ramifications beyond ...

Symbol to hockey nation? Korea's challenge now what's next

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Korean women's hockey team, thrown together in a historic combination of players from both North and South, will forever be a milestone that had ramifications beyond ...

Symbol to hockey nation? Korea's challenge now what's next

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Korean women's hockey team, thrown together in a historic combination of players from both North and South, will forever be a milestone that had ramifications beyond ...

DOJ: Ex-leader of terrorist group should lose citizenship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Department of Justice says the former leader of a Missouri-based organization that illegally funneled money to Iraq should have his U.S. citizenship revoked. ...

US agency says it won't delay Ohio man's deportation

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio businessman facing deportation to his native Jordan won't be granted a deportation delay by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and will remain in custody pending his re...

Ohio businessman given deportation stay taken into custody

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio businessman who has lived in the United States for 38 years and had been granted a temporary stay of deportation to his native Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday by federa...

Filipina finally gains rightful Taiwan citizenship after 20 years 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After living in Taiwan for 20 years, a woman from the Philippines who misunderstood the procedure and her right to obtain Taiwanese citizenship, has finally succeeded with...

Massot gets German citizenship, path cleared for Pyeongchang

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Bruno Massot learned Thursday he has passed his German citizenship test, clearing the way for him and partner Aliona Savchenko to compete at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. ...

Ex-Serbian militia member gets 1 year in US citizenship case

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Serbian militia member charged with killing a Muslim couple in 1994 during the Bosnian war has been sentenced to one year in prison for lying to obtain his U.S. cit...