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    US Congress takes up fate of 1.8m young immigrants

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:22am on February 14, 2018

    The citizenship hopes of 1.8 million immigrants brought to the United States as children hung in the balance Monday as Congress launched debate on the...

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    US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on January 31, 2018

    The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 ‘high-risk’ countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would...

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    Trump proposes US citizenship plan for 1.8m undocumented immigrants

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on January 27, 2018

    US president Donald Trump’s administration has unveiled a sweeping new immigration plan to Congress that offers 1.8 million young unauthorised immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’ a...

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    Trump decision looms over Iran deal

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:26am on January 13, 2018

    US president Donald Trump was set Friday to decide whether to jeopardise the 2015 Iran nuclear deal by re-imposing American sanctions on an agreement European...

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    US immigration agents raid stores

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:02am on January 12, 2018

    US immigration agents raided nearly 100 7-Eleven convenience stores around the country Wednesday, sending a warning to businesses not to hire illegal immigrants, officials said...

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    US judge blocks Trump move to end DACA programme for immigrants

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:05am on January 11, 2018

    A US judge late Tuesday blocked president Donald Trump from ending an Obama-era programme that protected from deportation migrants who entered America illegally as children...

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    US police shot dead 987 people in 2017: paper

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:40am on January 10, 2018

    Police officers shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in the United States in 2017, slightly more than the previous year, according to a tally published...

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    US suspends security assistance to Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:55am on January 06, 2018

    The United States added bite to its increasingly public spat with Pakistan over militant safe havens Thursday, suspending hundreds of millions of dollars in security...

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    Trump threatens funding cuts

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on December 21, 2017

    President Donald Trump threatened to cut funding Wednesday to countries that vote against the United States on a motion at the United Nations condemning Washington’s...

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    NY bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on December 14, 2017

    The abortive bombing by an Islamic State-inspired Bangladeshi in New York has raised fresh fears of a possible surge in attacks during the year-end holiday...

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