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The majority of Japanese support a more open immigration policy with the number of those willing to accept foreigners who want to permanently settle doubling over the last five years, an Asahi Shimbun survey shows.
 Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has asked fellow EU leaders to hold an emergency meeting on immigration this week following the latest migrant drownings, Renzi's spokesman said on Sunday.

US: Immigration Day to honor 12 people

Monday, 20 April 2015 11:27
HARTFORD — Connecticut immigrants and their contributions to the state are being honored at a state Capitol ceremony Tuesday.
A new Daily Yonder study shows that rural counties with more immigrants also tend to be performing better economically. Rural America’s foreign-born residents may be moving to counties that have more jobs, but immigrants also create more economic opportunity when they get there, economists say.

Queens lawmakers host immigration forum

Monday, 20 April 2015 11:26
Residents from diverse Jackson Heights and beyond got a chance to have questions answered on changing immigration laws last week during an immigration forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Jackson Heights), state Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) and state Sen.
As part of Cities United for Immigration Action, Mayor David Maher and City Manager Richard Rossi announced that Cambridge has joined 73 cities and counties to file a new friend-of-the-court brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Texas versus United States lawsuit, urging immediate implementation of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. City Councilor Leland Cheung also sponsored the order.
Principal Joyce Akridge tries to squeeze in learning at every moment, like at lunchtime, at IPS School 79. She uses "down time" to play stealth learning games that make the kids think, like call-and-response and motion games about brain foods, clapping rhythms and counting games.
Seattle — To ready herself for a job hunt, Niyati Desai has started updating her résumé and reaching out to professional contacts.
South Africa has arrested hundreds of suspects in connection with a recent wave of anti-immigration violence, the country's minister of home affairs said Sunday.
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and 21 other members of Congress are demanding the Government Accountability Office conduct a formal audit of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services out of growing suspicion that money is being improperly used to fund President Obama’s unilateral immigration actions in violation of court order.

Judges Weigh Fate of Immigration Policy

Monday, 20 April 2015 11:02
NEW ORLEANS — An argument from U. S. Department of Justice lawyers that the state of Texas doesn’t have standing to challenge the Obama administration's controversial immigration policy met with resistance from a pair of federal appellate judges Friday.
Thomas de Maizière is convinced Germany does not need a new immigration law. But outside the center-right, many are in favour of making it easier for foreign nationals to enter the labour market, where they are urgently needed. EurActiv Germany reports.
The number of migrants caught trying to enter Spain illegally rose by almost 70 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous year.
Ukip’s general election manifesto will reinstate a 50,000-a-year cap on immigration – a target that leader Nigel Farage scrapped just weeks ago – throwing new confusion over the party’s core policy issue on the day of its launch.
Appellate judges on Friday were to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama's executive action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is drafting a new immigration reform bill that lawmakers could start debating within the coming months, the chair of the caucus, Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), said Thursday.
Between chants of, "No papers, no fear" and "Yes, we can," several New Orleans immigrants gathered in Lafayette Square Thursday (April 16) night spoke emotionally about the positive impact President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration would have on their lives.
Steve Choi head of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) spoke at City Hall ahead of Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State address to unveil NYIC’s 2015 “Immigrant Equality Agenda.” The 2015 agenda outlines key priority areas to support immigrant communities in New York, including passage of the New York State DREAM Act
Following the tragic death of 400 migrants off the European coast, international human rights bodies have launched extensive social media campaigns to raise awareness of the devastating humanitarian situation of immigrants trying to reach Europe. The International Organization of Migration (IOM) launched the #MigrantHeroes social media campaign in order to challenge "an increasingly negative perception of migrants and their contributions to society."
 GREENWOOD LAKE - The "Learn at Your Library" lecture series at the Greenwood Lake Public Library, 79 Waterstone Road, will present “Paper Angels: The History of Chinese Immigration” with Jeffrey S. Dosik, librarian and National Park Service ranger for the Statue of Liberty Monument and Ellis Island, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. May 31.
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