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Trump cancels Obama policy for illegal immigrant families

Trump cancels Obama policy for illegal immigrant families

The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it is cancelling an Obama-era policy to allow millions of illegal-immigrant parents of children born in the United States to stay in the country. The 2014 policy, known as DAPA, for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, aimed to help the families of so-called

Nine injured in Mexico oil refinery fire

Nine people were injured when a fire broke out at a crude refinery in southern Mexico, state oil company Pemex said Wednesday, its latest in a series of accidents. The company said its firefighters were still working to put out the blaze, which sent a huge column of black smoke into the sky at the

Fire engulfs tower block in west London

This handout image received by local resident Giulio Thuburn early on June 14, 2017 shows flames engulfing a 27-storey block of flats in west London. The fire brigade said 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been called to the blaze in Grenfell Tower, which has 120 flats.Giulio Thuburn / AFP A massive fire ripped

Nigerians on death row: again FG begs Indonesia

The Federal Government has said it has recognized the drugs emergency situation in Indonesia and pleaded for commuting death penalty to life imprisonment.   In a Joint Communique on bilateral meeting held between minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama and Indonesia Foreign Affairs Minister Mrs Retno Marsudi   The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the

London attacker believed to be Moroccan

One of the three attackers shot dead in London on Saturday night was carrying an Irish identity card and had lived in Dublin, according to a report Monday by RTE, Ireland’s national broadcaster. Citing police sources, RTE said the man is believed to have been from Morocco and married to a Scottish woman. “An Garda

Newborn baby walks minutes after being delivered

A baby in Brazil has stunned many around the world after she appeared to start walking minutes after being born, Mirror UK, reports. Doctors were trying to bathe her, but she had other ideas and started to wriggle around to walk on her own. Normally, babies don’t start walking until they are about 12 months

UK govt to charge Nigerians, others for visa email enquiries

The British High Commission has announced that email enquiries by visa customers applying from outside the UK would attract a fee as from June 1. The high commission made this known in a brief report on changes to UK Visas & Immigration customer care operations made available by the Media Officer, Joseph Abuku, in Abuja