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...

Kobach transcript: Changes to US election law discussed

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The vice chairman of President Donald Trump's election fraud commission says he wants to change U.S. election law so states have an incentive to require proof of U.S. citizenship ...

Transcripts of citizen welcome messages by Trump and Obama

Presidents have long issued welcome messages that are played for immigrants at naturalization ceremonies. President Donald Trump's message recently debuted after he has repeatedly taken a hard line on...

The Latest: New citizens embrace, criticize Trump video

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a video message from President Donald Trump to new American citizens (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Some new U.S. citizens are embra...

In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country. The video will be played fo...

Taiwan Interior Ministry dismisses report of 20,000 stateless children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A local media report disclosing the outrageous number of stateless children born in Taiwan as well as their dire conditions is drawing attention nationwide. The country&rsq...

New alliance urges easing of rules on revocation of Taiwan citizenship

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) A number of legal experts and civic groups said Wednesday that they have formed an alliance to push for amendments to the regulations that allow the government to strip an immig...

Tanzania urges UN to repatriate over 8,000 Burundi refugees

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations refugee agency to quickly repatriate thousands of Burundian refugees who it says want to return home. ...

AP PHOTOS: Former Dutch prison helps asylum-seekers fit in

AMSTERDAM (AP) — In Syria, Mishleen Kafa was terrified when her mother went out shopping — that she would never come back or that someone would kill Mishleen and her brother while they were alone in t...

After only 21 years, French priest becomes Taiwanese citizen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Breaking from recent precedent, a French Catholic priest has been granted Taiwanese citizenship despite having lived in Taiwan for less than half the time other recent recipien...

Prominent Jesuit dies week after receiving Taiwan ID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Jesuit Father Daniel Ross (羅四維), a former dean of Fu Jen Catholic University’s (輔仁大學) sociology department, died Saturday aged 84, a week after receiving Ta...

The Latest: Gorsuch: Judges listen, welcome different ideas

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch's appearance at a judicial conference in San Francisco (all times local): 3 p.m. U.S. Supreme Cour...

Trump Supreme Court pick Gorsuch to welcome new citizens

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to the Supreme Court, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, is scheduled to welcome new U.S. citizens at a federal judicial conference in San Francisco. ...

Supreme Court justice cancels visit after wife fractures hip

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has cancelled his visit to a federal judicial conference in San Francisco after his wife fractured her hip in Austria. ...

200 immigrants to be sworn in as US citizens at JFK library

BOSTON (AP) — About 200 immigrants will be sworn in as new U.S. citizens at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Massachusetts U.S. District Court Judge Den...