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Mica Rosenberg

U.S. colleges scramble after new Trump order on foreign students

08 Jul 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Many U.S. colleges were scrambling on Tuesday to modify plans for the fall semester in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic a day after the Trump administration issued an order that could force tens of thousands of foreign students to leave the country if their schools hold all classes online. | Video

U.S. agency prepares for massive staff cuts in blow to legal immigration system

25 Jun 2020

NEW YORK The U.S. agency in charge of processing immigration applications said on Wednesday it was preparing to furlough nearly 70% of its workforce unless it received fresh funding, a move employees say could bring an already backlogged system to a virtual halt.

Families separated by new Trump visa order frantic for answers

24 Jun 2020

In early March, Poorva Dixit rushed to buy a ticket to India from the United States, her home for more than a decade, after she learned her 72-year-old mother had fallen from her bed and was in critical condition.

Trump signals new effort to end 'Dreamers' immigration programme after court defeat

20 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Friday signalled he could try again to end the programme that has protected so-called Dreamer immigrants who are in the United States illegally but entered as children, following a loss in the U.S. Supreme Court. | Video

U.S. extends non-essential travel restrictions with Canada, Mexico

17 Jun 2020

NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would extend existing restrictions on non-essential travel at land ports of entry with Canada and Mexico due to continued risks from the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus spreads among fruit and vegetable packers, worrying U.S. officials

11 Jun 2020

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO From apple packing houses in Washington state to farm workers in Florida and a California county known as "the world's salad bowl," outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are emerging at U.S. fruit and vegetable farms and packing plants.

REFILE-Coronavirus spreads among fruit and vegetable packers, worrying U.S. officials

11 Jun 2020

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO, June 11 From apple packing houses in Washington state to farm workers in Florida and a California county known as "the world's salad bowl," outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are emerging at U.S. fruit and vegetable farms and packing plants.

Little evidence of antifa links in U.S. prosecutions of those charged in protest violence

10 Jun 2020

By Sarah N. Lynch, Mark Hosenball, Mica Rosenberg and Brad Heath | Video

Trump administration sued over coronavirus-related border restrictions

10 Jun 2020

NEW YORK The Trump administration on Wednesday faced its first legal challenge to a policy that has nearly halted the U.S. asylum system as well as admissions of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. 

Protests against police violence sweep across small-town America

06 Jun 2020

ANNA, Ill./NEW YORK Before sundown on Thursday around 150 protesters marched down the main street in Anna, Illinois, past Bob's Tavern, Oasis of Grace Church, Douglas Skating Rink and Casey's General Store holding homemade signs and chanting "black lives matter."

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