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Trump appeal against Seattle judge's travel ban ruling  The US justice department has filed a court motion against the suspension of Trump's travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations US reverses travel ban over court ruling as Trump fumes  The US authorities have rolled back a controversial travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim countries after a judge suspended it Trump stands firm over crackdown on refugees  The administration is standing firm over its ban on refugees from seven countries despite court rulings and mass protests against the move Trump suspends US refugee program and bans Syrians
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  US justice department defends 'lawful' Trump travel ban  The US justice department has defended President Trump's travel ban and urged an appeals court to reinstate it in the interests of national security   Trump ramps up criticism of judge after travel ban setback  US President has attacked the judge who blocked his travel ban, saying Americans should blame the courts 'if something happens'   Trump suffers new travel ban setback
  Donald Trump considers issuing new travel ban

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  Trump is considering a new executive order to ban citizens of certain countries from travelling to the US after his initial attempt was overturned
  The US federal appeals court has rejected the Trump administration's request to reinstate a travel ban blocked by a federal judge on Friday


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  President Trump has banned the entry of Syrian refugees into the US until further notice, as part of new measures
Jan.12 US visa-free residency for Cubans ends   President Barack Obama has ended the longstanding policy that grants residency to Cubans who arrive in the US without visas

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May.29   Donald Trump: Migrants treated better than military veterans   Illegal immigrants in the US often get better care than the nation's military veterans, Republican presidential nominee has said

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Sep.24   Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response
  U.S. Congress: Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as 'persons' and not as 'numbers'
Feb.17 Obama defends immigration plan after legal setback

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Nov.21   Obama to press ahead on immigration, amid Republican anger   US President has said he will press for further immigration reform, after Republicans condemned his use of executive powers Nov.20   Obama offer to 5m illegal migrants
  Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to the US immigration system
Nov.13   Obama 'close to acting alone on immigration'   President Barack Obama is close to announcing major changes to the US immigration system through executive action, US media report Sep.6 Obama delays immigration reform plan Jul.25 Obama: Migrant youths without claims will be sent home Jul.8 Obama asks for border crisis cash. U.S. Congress Jun.30 Obama shifts resources to US border May.28 Kerry urges Snowden to return to US

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Aug.20 US senator drops Canada citizenship
. U.S. Senate Aug.1 US fury at Snowden's Russian asylum Jun.27 US Senate passes immigration reform   U.S. Senate: The has passed a broad immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for an estimated... Jun.10 US Senate to begin immigration votes. U.S. Senate

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Jun.25 Arizona migrant check ruled legal  U.S. Supreme Court: The US Supreme Court has upheld a key part of a tough Arizona immigration law that would give new powers to police to check the immigration ... Jun.15 US ends young migrant deportation  The US is to end deportations of illegal immigrants who came to the US as children and to offer the chance to apply for work permits

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Jul.13 Iran nuclear scientist free to leave US   The US insists that Shahram Amiri who has turned up in the country is there voluntarily and is free to leave

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Mar.24 Obama to beef up Mexico border policy  The administration is sending hundreds of extra federal agents and new crime-fighting equipment to the border

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Jun.28 Vote dashes Bush immigration plan
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Oct.26 Bush signs Mexico fence into law
  US President has authorised 700 miles of new fencing along the border, in a move to curb illegal immigration May.15 Bush unveils immigration reforms  President has announced plans to introduce an additional 6,000 guards along the border with Mexico Jan.27 US sends back Pinochet daughter
Jan.25   Pinochet's daughter seeks asylum in U.S.  U.S. officials took into custody Lucia Pinochet at an airport because of an arrest warrant in Chile

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Jan.7 Bush calls for changes on illegal workers  Plan allows some 8 million illegal immigrants to obtain legal status as temporary workers

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